Don't-Miss Book software Stories
We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.
Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.
But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet.
Buh-bye Nook, hello Nook content in a Microsoft-made native app?
Amazon MatchBook, which lets customers who've previously bought the print edition of a book from Amazon score a digital copy on the cheap, is now open for business.
Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.
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.
A startup called Oyster wants to become your “Netflix for e-books.”
It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in.
No need to haul your laptop to class! These killer apps let you take better notes, keep all your important files handy, and even save money by renting textbooks instead of buying.
A federal judge took Apple to task on Friday for showing no contrition about potentially defrauding its customers of hundreds of millions of dollars.
With comics going digital, creators are trying to evolve with the new medium. But at what point is a motion comic just a lousy cartoon?
A U.S. judge's ruling Wednesday that Apple violated antitrust laws in its dealings with book publishers may limit the ways in which the company strikes deals in other industries going forward.
U.S. District Judge Denise Cote threw the ebook at Apple on Wednesday, ruling that the company did in fact collude unfairly with publishers to fix prices in the ebook market.