Bexar County, which surrounds San Antonio, recently announced plans to establish a bookless library system called BiblioTech that will provide 10,000 titles and 100 e-readers.
More Americans read ebooks in the last year, with 23 percent of those ages 16 and over going digital, compared to 16 percent in the previous survey for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which released its latest results on ebook readership Thursday.
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.
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Amazon has posted information for customers who are entitled to partial refunds under terms of a settlement in a price-fixing case brought by most states in the U.S.
Apple, along with four major ebook publishers, have offered retailers such as Amazon the option to set their own prices for e-books for the next two years in a bid to end an antitrust investigation in the E.U.
Amazon rolls out a potential iPad rival in the form of its $499 Kindle Fire HD, as well an updated version of its Kindle Fire tablet and a new e-reader called the Kindle Paperwhite.
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