Obama pushes reading through e-book, library initiatives

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and that he is seeking commitments from local governments and schools nationwide ...

Publishers ink $69 mn deal in ebook price-fixing case

US prosecutors announced Thursday that the top three US publishing houses have inked a $69 million deal to close the book on charges that they schemed to fix prices of digital titles.

Libraries, publishers at odds over access to e-books

Battle lines have been drawn between libraries and publishers over electronic books, and victory could hinge on a Supreme Court decision from when the high-tech news was the appearance of the first Model T on the market and ...

US class-action ebook price-fixing suit can proceed

A judge Tuesday allowed a class-action case to proceed against Apple and six publishing houses alleging a price-fixing scheme for electronic books, citing "ample" indications of a conspiracy.

EU probes allegations of price-fixing in e-books

The European Commission on Tuesday searched several European publishing houses suspected of fixing the price of e-books, a spokeswoman for the competition commissioner said.

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