Advantage Amazon after Apple Ruling

Advantage Amazon after Apple Ruling

    The verdict in the Apple case might have been a foregone conclusion, telegraphed by the judge herself, but it emphatically underlined how the traditional players in the book business have been upended. Only Amazon, led by Mr. Bezos, seems to have a plan. He is executing it with …

Ruling in Apple E-book Case: Orchestrated Conspiracy

Ruling in Apple E-book Case: Orchestrated Conspiracy

A federal judge on Wednesday found that Apple violated antitrust law in helping raise the retail price of e-books, saying the company “played a central role in facilitating and executing” a conspiracy with five big publishers. “Without Apple’s orchestration of this conspiracy, it would not have succeeded as it did …

BGR has details on the new Kindle Fires

BGR has details on the new Kindle Fires

Trusted sources tell BGR that Amazon is currently prepping at least three new Kindle Fire tablets that will launch ahead of the holiday shopping season this year. BGR has previously reported exclusive details about Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet plans on several occasions. – Exclusive details on Amazon’s next-gen Kindle Fire …

Author Billboard : SEX and EGO DEATH

Author Billboard : SEX and EGO DEATH

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Author Gregor Reti is making a personal attack on the egos and lifestyles of shoppers on Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, by raising funds for an inflammatory billboard that reads, “SEX and EGO DEATH: How exciting is your sex life?” Local storekeepers are already …

20th Anniversary Chicken Soup for the Soul in Digital

20th Anniversary Chicken Soup for the Soul in Digital

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013  — , with 20 bonus stories from today’s thought leaders, including Deepak Chopra, surgeon, author, and television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, small-business expert Tory Johnson, and happiness expert Robert Holden. The Chicken Soup for the Soul library has become the bestselling trade paperback series in …

HarperCollins Overdrive

HarperCollins Overdrive

In the first significant revision to lending terms for ebook circulation, HarperCollins has announced that new titles licensed from library ebook vendors will be able to circulate only 26 times before the license expires. – Library Journal Our system has belonged to a partnership through our local MLC that has …