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Two States Probe Apple Music Over Antitrust Concerns

When Apple moved into the e-book market several years ago, the company colluded with the country’s largest book publishers to fix prices and gain a foothold in the market. Now as Apple jumps into the subscription streaming music business, at least two states are asking whether the company may be repeating itself. The New York Times reports that the attorneys … [More]

Could Amazon & Penguin Random House Be Headed For A Hachette-Level Feud?

Almost exactly a year after Amazon and book publisher Hachette entered a very public feud over an e-book pricing dispute, the mega online retailer is reportedly on the cusp of engaging in a new battle with the world’s largest book publisher, Penguin Random House. The Guardian, citing industry sources, reports that Amazon and Penguin Random House are in a dispute … [More]

THE ROYAL WE E-Book is On Sale!

Good news! If you haven’t yet picked up The Royal We for your e-reader, it’s currently (temporarily; I think this pricing is only for two weeks) on sale for $9.99 all over the place:   - It’s a Kindle Select Pick this week, which means that you can get it for your Kindle here - Read More...

News Corp: HarperCollins And Amazon Ink A Multiyear Publishing Deal

The new deal for print as well as digital titles will allow HarperCollins to set the retail prices for its e-books. This is a positive development for the publisher primarily due to the pricing power that it will have over its titles. Show More Summary

The Best E-Book Reader

The Kindle Voyage is the best e-reader you can buy, but at $200 (with ads) the price represents a steep increase over The Wirecutter's top pick, the $120 Kindle Paperwhite.

Eddy Cue Speaks About iBooks Price-Fixing Case: 'We Feel We Have to Fight for the Truth'

In a new interview, Apple's Eddy Cue spoke with Fortune about the e-books pricing scandal that has plagued the company over the past several years. After a July 2013 judgment found the company guilty of conspiring to fix prices of electronic...Show More Summary

Surprising results

This week: A look back at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Japan enters a recession and retailer Amazon and publisher Hachette agree on a deal over the price of e-books

Amazon, Hachette Reach Multiyear Deal To End Months-Long Feud Over E-Book Pricing

The months-long standoff between Amazon and book publisher Hachette appears to have reached a ceasefire with the groups signing a multiyear contract. The New York Times reports that the companies resolved their differences, bringingShow More Summary

Amazon, Hachette reach agreement in book dispute

Amazon.com and the Hachette Book Group announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement to end their long-running dispute over e-book pricing. The fight escalated to such a level that Amazon did not offer discounts on books written by Hachette authors and prevented customers from pre-ordering new Hachette titles. The firms announced the deal in a joint […]

Amazon, Hachette reach agreement in book dispute

8 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

Amazon.com and the Hachette Book Group announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement to end their long-running dispute over e-book pricing. The fight escalated to such a level that Amazon did not offer discounts on books written by Hachette authors and prevented customers from pre-ordering new Hachette titles. The firms announced the deal in a joint […]

Amazon, Hachette reach agreement in book dispute

Amazon.com and the Hachette Book Group announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement to end their long-running dispute over e-book pricing. The fight escalated to such a level that Amazon did not offer discounts on books written by Hachette authors and prevented customers from pre-ordering new Hachette titles. The firms announced the deal in a joint […]

Hachette and Amazon reach e-book deal after 6-month dispute

8 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Hachette and Amazon have reached a deal over e-books and print sales, the two companies announced Thursday. They have been locked in an unusually public dispute over pricing since May.

Amazon and Hachette call a truce in their e-book pricing war

Well, that was anticlimactic. Online retail titan Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been sniping at each other for months over because they couldn't see eye to eye on how e-books should cost. Now, just when it seemed like the war would stretch...

The Switchboard: Amazon’s giving Simon & Schuster more control over e-book prices

8 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of handpicked stories from the Switch team. Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law.' "The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a [bill] that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites," CNET reports. Tim Cook, in […]

The Switchboard: Amazon’s giving Simon & Schuster more control over e-book prices

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of handpicked stories from the Switch team. Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law.' "The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a [bill] that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites," CNET reports. Tim Cook, in […]

The Switchboard: Amazon’s giving Simon & Schuster more control over e-book prices

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of handpicked stories from the Switch team. Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law.' "The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a [bill] that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites," CNET reports. Tim Cook, in […]

HarperCollins offers authors more cash

The fight between book publishers and Amazon over e-book pricing has often seemed almost laughably one-sided: With its dominant position in the market, the giant e-tailer can starve a publisher that... To view the full story, click the title link.

Amazon ‘Targeting’ Hachette Writers

Roxana Robinson, president of the Authors Guild, and Bloomberg Contributing Editor Paul Kedrosky, talk about the dispute between Hachette Book Group and Amazon Inc. over e-book pricing and distribution. Source: Bloomberg, Sept. 16 2...

Hachette Authors Write A Letter To Amazon's Board: Do You, Personally, Want To Be Associated With This War? (AMZN)

As the war over e-book prices continues between Amazon and "Big Five" book publisher Hachette, a group of authors is sending a letter to Amazon's board of directors, warning them that their reputations — as well as the company's — are at risk. Show More Summary

In Latest Volley Against Amazon, Hachette’s Writers Target Its Board

Authors United, a group of Hachette writers and allies, is appealing to Amazon’s board to consider their reputation in the battle over e-book pricing.

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