Tag Archives: e-book

Apple denies e-book price fixing

apple As we reported earlier this week, the US Department of Justice finally went through with its threat against Apple and five major book publishers. Much controversy has been caused by Apple’s.. more
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EC to investigate e-book price fixing

kindle E-books are increasingly becoming the future of publishing. While there are diehard paper addicts who will always argue that nothing replaces the look, feel and smell of a real book, Amazon’s.. more
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Amazon now sells more Kindle books than printed

Amazon.com has reached a milestone much earlier than anticipated regarding the sale of Kindle books. The online retailer announced that its e-book sales had eclipsed hardcover books last July, but now.. more
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Amazon prepares Kindle app for Android and Windows tablets

Amazon has said that it intends to release a Kindle app for both Android and Windows tablets later in 2011. Like existing Kindle software, these will be free downloads, and will give tablet owners access to the online retailer’s virtual bookshelves stocked with some half.. more
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Google eBooks launches in the States

Last week, we reported on Google Editions, as Google’s e-book offering was previously known, being about to go live this month. In actual fact, the store – which is called Google eBooks – flings open its virtual doors today over in the US. The Google.. more
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Google Editions ready to challenge Kindle and iBooks

Google is preparing for the imminent launch of its own virtual book store to compete with the likes of Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iBooks. Google Editions is apparently all set to go live before the year is out, according to a report in the Wall.. more
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Amazon will fight on UK e-book prices

The Amazon UK Kindle team has written an open letter to customers in which it discusses e-book pricing. Adoption of e-books and the Kindle hardware isn’t just resisted by people who prefer to handle a real paper book, but also by those who can’t understand.. more
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Amazon brings 70% e-book royalty rate to UK

Amazon has announced that it is now offering a 70% royalty rate to authors and publishers who are producing e-books using its Digital Text Platform. The scheme, which was made available in the States back in the summer, means authors can publish direct to Kindle.. more
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Amazon Kindle revamped e-reader now available in the UK

Amazon is preparing a big push for its e-reading hardware in the UK, making the new version of the Kindle available directly to Brits from Amazon.co.uk. Amazon has redesigned the Kindle to make it sleeker, with a 20% smaller body, and the slimmer frame means.. more
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Study says people read e-books slower than print

The debate over e-reading versus traditional printed material continues to rage on. Many folks seem to be of the view that reading on a screen just isn’t the same experience as relaxing with a book. Yet change always comes eventually, and others ask whether the.. more
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