Authors ask Supreme Court to overturn e-book ruling against Apple

A group of authors and booksellers are standing by Apple in its decision to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling stating that Apple conspired to fix eBook prices when it launched its iBook store way back in January 2010. The Authors Guild, Authors United, the American Booksellers Association, and Barnes & Noble have all […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Eddy Cue reveals why Apple is fighting Justice Department on ebooks

Apple’s negotiator-in-chief, Eddy Cue is out to clear the air surrounding the price-fixing conspiracy Apple was found guilty of by U.S. federal court in 2013, before the case hits an appeals court later this month. In a rare interview, Cue…Read more ›

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Apple’s $450 million e-book settlement scores preliminary approval

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has granted Preliminary approval to Apple’s proposed $450 million settlement for claims that it colluded with the five major U.S. publishers to increase e-book prices. The settlement fee is still pending the appeal of Judge Cote’s 2013…Read more ›

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Design killer interactive eBooks and brochures with Flip PDF For Mac [Deals]

Do you wish you had the ability to design stunning publications, such as eBooks or brochures, and then share your publications on social media and have them be mobile friendly? If you gave your head a nod then you need to look…Read more ›

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Escape Amazon’s evil Kindle empire with the cheeky Kobo Aura

I just switched from Kindle to Kobo. Why? Amazon. It’s currently extorting publishing house Hachette by delaying orders and refusing to allow pre-orders for certain titles. The exact machinations are secret, but many people agree that Amazon is demanding discounts…Read more ›

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Scribd Launches Ebook Subscription Service

Ebook subscriptions are on their way, and I don’t know whether to be happy or terrified. The newest service to let you pay a flat monthly fee for as much as you can read is Scribd, the popular ebook and document sharing site. Scribd Subscriptions costs $8.99 per month, and you can read as much […]

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iPhone Support For Ebooks Created In iBooks Author Might Be On The Way

Since it’s introduction last year, Apple’s iBooks Author app has only supported the creation of iBooks for iPad, but some new evidence on Apple’s website suggests  iPhone support might be on its way soon. Apple’s added ebook support for the iPad mini and previewed the arrival of iBooks for Mac WWDC, leaving the iPhone as […]

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