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Amazon Apparently Ignores Its Beef With Hachette For Paul Ryan

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business

Amazon appears to be giving Representative Paul Ryan special treatment. Over the last few weeks, the online retailer has backtracked on its initia...

R.L. Stine Supports Amazon's Low E-Book Pricing

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Bestselling children's horror author R.L. Stine told HuffPost Live on Tuesday that Amazon's goal of keeping e-book prices low is a good idea. The b...

Group Of Writers Issue Warning To Amazon

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Writers published by Hachette Book Group and their allies are planning to appeal directly to the board of Inc to find a way out...

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon Finally Explains Why It's Fighting A Big Publisher | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.01.2014 | Technology

Amazon is finally opening up about its fight with publisher Hachette. The two companies have been embroiled in contentious negotiations over e-book...

Amazon Wants You To Pay $120 For A Glorified Library Card

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology

Amazon officially unveiled an all-you-can-read subscription service on Friday that gives you access to more e-books than you could ever finish. Tha...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Amazon Is Now Re-Stocking Some Hachette Titles | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business

Amazon finally seems to be loosening its grip after weeks of choking off titles from publisher Hachette in a fight over e-book prices. Hachette tit...

The Fate of Apple and Antitrust: Overcoming Confusion About the eBooks Case

Chris Sagers | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business
Chris Sagers

As the Justice Department's so-called "eBooks" antitrust trial winds down in a Manhattan federal courtroom, it is remarkable how many people have failed to see how easy the case really is.

This Is An Email Steve Jobs Sent To James Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology

The Department of Justice is accusing Apple of conspiring with publisher HarperCollins to drive up prices of ebooks. One of the big pieces of evidence...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Ebooks Are Changing Publishing

Posted 10.05.2012 | Books

Aptaracorp has released its annual survey of ebook production trends, and to mark the event (and to get more publicity) they've come up with a dramati...

CHANGE MY MIND: Is The Publishers Lawsuit Good For EBooks?

Posted 04.13.2012 | Books

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice announced it was suing five publishers plus Apple for colluding over e-book pricing, in response to Amazo...

Amazon May Launch The Netflix Of Books

Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Inc is in talks with book publishers about launching a media library service similar to Netflix Inc for tablets and other digit...

How Much Will Students Really Save Using Amazon’s eTextbooks? | Posted 09.20.2011 | Books

It’s a very frustrating part of the college experience. You pay more than $100 for a textbook, haul it home and then never open it....

Google eBooks Hit HOW Many Downloads?!

Search Engine Journal | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

For decades now there's been a question as to whether or not books would stay alive in the modern world. While a silly question when the only competit...

Amazon Removes Anti-Amazon eBook

TechEye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Online book seller Amazon has taken down an ebook which dishes the dirt on its best seller ranking system. The Day the Kindle Died, detailed a six-mo...

Amazon: We Have 70-80 Percent Of eBook Market

CNET Reviews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Recently, I sat down with Ian Freed, an Amazon vice president in charge of the Kindle, to get a sneak peek at the new Kindles and discuss e-books and ...

eBook Pricing Deals May Violate Antitrust Laws; CT Attorney General Launches Investigation

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Book publishers' eBook deals with Apple and Amazon may violate competition laws, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Connecticut Attorney General...

Amazon peeking over Kindle users' shoulders? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Readers of old-fashioned dead-tree books often like to underline or highlight passages they find particularly meaningful, or scribble notes for later ...

Amazon Includes Disclaimer on eBooks Priced by Publisher

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the agency model takes effect today on many eBooks, Amazon has begun labeling eBooks priced by publishers with a new disclaimer--disavowing their r...

Penguin Reaches eBooks Deal With Amazon

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin books said on Wednesday it reached a deal with to again sell its new titles for Amazon's Kindle e-book reader in another step in bo...

Bedtime for Bezos: OR Books Says "Thanks, But No Thanks" to Amazon

Colin Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Colin Robinson

In starting our new publishing company we looked hard at what Amazon costs a small publisher, and what it provides in return. We decided it wasn't worth it; that we would be better off on our own.

Amazon Demands eBook Concessions From Publishers, May Remove More Buy Buttons

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books has threatened to stop directly selling the books of some publishers online unless they agree to a detailed list of concessions regarding t...

Lulu Takes On Amazon In eBooks

News & Observer | ALAN M. WOLF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Raleigh-based online book publisher is now selling electronic books by traditional authors, expanding beyond its lineup of self-published titles f...