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Apple Files Promised Appeal In E-Book Collusion Case

Apple is fighting a legal order requiring the company to modify its digital book contracts and submit to oversight by a court-appointed antitrust monitor.

10/04/2013

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Larry Magid: Amazon Introduces Upgraded Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon is upgrading its Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader and our technology analyst steals a line from some of those old laundry detergent commercials by saying, ‘it’s a brighter white’.

09/04/2013

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New York Judge Rules Apple Conspired With Publishers On E-Book Pricing

The judge at a New York civil anti-trust trial has found that Apple Inc. conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices.

07/10/2013

Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: E-Books And Your Privacy

Readers who have made the switch from old-fashioned paperbacks and hardcovers to e-books might be surprised to realize just how much information the publishers and distributors of those electronic editions are able to track.

11/30/2012

Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Some E-Book Publishers Removing Anti-Piracy Tool

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the move by Tor Books could have could have a significant impact in the world of e-books.

04/25/2012

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Apple, Publishers May Face Suit Over E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.

03/08/2012

The Amazon Kindle Fire (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Amazon Launches Library For E-Books

Amazon has launched a digital library for Kindle users in which customers can check out free e-books, but with a catch.

11/03/2011

Amazon Kindle 3 reader. (AP)

Tech Report: Amazon’s Library Service for E-Books

Amazon is working on plans to start a library service for e-books.

09/12/2011

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Borders Ready To Turn Page On Book Chain’s Final Chapter

The location of one of the last Borders bookstores still open in the Bay Area, directly across from the Apple store on University Ave., seems an obvious answer to why the chain hopes to close all of its remaining stores by the end of the week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

Amazon Kindle 3 reader. (AP)

Tech Report: Amazon E-Books Outselling Print Books

Amazon says that for the first time, it’s selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

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