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Google now lets you upload your own PDFs and ePub-formatted ebooks into your Play Books library. Once there, you can sync them across the Web as well as Android and iOS devices.
Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.
Amazon.com will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.
Both the Authors Guild and retailer Barnes & Noble claim that giving Amazon control over generic domain names like .book and .read would give the online company too much market power.
If Barnes & Noble slows down production of its Nook hardware line, book publishers could be in for a world of hurt at the hand of Amazon.
Penguin Group has become the latest book publisher to reach a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit that alleges that Apple and five publishers had conspired to raise ebook prices.
Rather than tagging something to read later, you may be able to listen to it later with the help of a conversion tool from this startup.
The Justice Department is warning Apple and its publisher partners they may have to answer for their pricing model.
Here is a look at events coming up next week--from Yahoo's new CEO, to Apple's revamp of iBooks, to the Consumer Electronics Show.
They publisher may want to make sure that library e-books can't be easily stripped of DRM and kept by a borrower without penalty.
Amazon's "Netflix for E-Books" lending program is still a rumor, and not popular with book publishers, but here are some ways it could work.
Do you have a Dead Zone in your home? Femtocells and repeaters will help, but they'll cost you.