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.
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’.
The judge at a New York civil anti-trust trial has found that Apple Inc. conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices.
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.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the move by Tor Books could have could have a significant impact in the world of e-books.
The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.
Amazon has launched a digital library for Kindle users in which customers can check out free e-books, but with a catch.
Amazon is working on plans to start a library service for e-books.
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.
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.