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Scribd, HarperCollins Offer E-Book Subscriptions

Online document-sharing site Scribd is taking a page from Netflix as it sets out to create the world’s largest subscription service for digital books…

10/01/2013

A young girl looks at a Sony e-book at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 10, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. (Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)

Apple Executive Denies Scheming With Publishers At E-Book Price Fixing Trial

A top Apple Inc. executive described as Steve Jobs’ right-hand man took the witness stand at a Manhattan price-fixing trial and denied scheming with major book publishers to drive up the cost of electronic books.

06/13/2013

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Golden Gate Bridge E-Book Highlights 75-Year History Of Landmark Span

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The upcoming 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge has spawned an e-book that show’s off a rich, and surprisingly unknown, history of a very familiar landmark. Oral histories from bridge […]

05/23/2012

A portion of the cover image of "50 Shades of Grey" by E.L. James. (The Writer's Coffee Shop)

Sex Shops See Sales Spike Amid ’50 Shades’ Erotic E-Book Phenomenon

A New York Times romance best-seller which has become hugely popular among female readers for its explicit sexual scenes is also having a noticeable effect at Bay Area sex shops.

04/18/2012

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple, Publishers Sued Over Alleged E-Book Price-Fixing

The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.

04/11/2012

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From Regulators

Apple’s clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.

03/12/2012

Alton Brown Wants Next Cookbook To Be e-Book

Alton Brown Wants Next Cookbook To Be An e-Book

Alton Brown’s next cookbook may be more like “The Matrix” than Food Network. That’s because the host of the network’s “Iron Chef America” said he’s done with old-school way…

10/02/2011

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