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Apple's $450 million e-books settlement gets final approval

The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.

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Family-friendly Kindle updates include Family Library sharing, Word Wise definitions

Just ahead of the holiday sales rush, the Kindle's new features promote learning and togetherness. Amazon also expanded the X-ray feature on the e-readers.

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Adobe's e-reader software dials back data collection after privacy uproar, EFF says

Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption

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Amazon refreshes Fire tablets, introduces Fire HD Kids Edition and Kindle Voyage e-reader

Amazon.com also introduced Fire OS 4 "Sangria," the next generation of software and services tuned for Fire devices

Slimmer, higher-res Kindle Voyage e-reader leaked by Amazon

It appears a new Kindle Paperwhite is coming, according to Amazon's international sites.

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Barnes & Noble, Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Tab 4 Nook on August 20

Two months after first announcing the plans, Barnes & Noble and Samsung will show off a new Nook tablet on Wednesday, August 20.

on techhive.com

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After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

The company has stopped production of its last Reader model, PRS-T3

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Barnes & Noble plots new chapter by splitting Nook, retail store businesses

Barnes & Noble says, once again, that it's time for the company's retail shops and the Nook to split.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

The smartphone maker is increasingly relying on content to differentiate its products

on techhive.com

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Spritz text streaming technology increases reading speed

New tech manipulates text to help you process data faster.

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Sony turns the page on ebooks in North America

It's not just Vaio that's getting the heave-ho from Sony; the electronics giant is also abandoning its e-reader business in North America, letting Kobo pick up the slack.