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E-Book Publisher Drops DRM

Science fiction publisher Tor UK has announced it will stop using the technology that restricts copying from all of its e-books, in a possible precedent for the industry.

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Create E-Book Partnership

Coming up first: A Metro-style Nook e-reader app for Windows 8 that will be available to U.S. and international users.

How a Non-Tablet Changed the Tablet Market

Amazon's Kindle Fire is so capable, so packed with features, and so cheap that no tablet but iPad can compete.

Ex-WSJ Editor Defends Apple's Ebook Strategy

The former publisher of the Wall Street Journal has defended Apple's Ebook Strategy saying it is not only good for Apple, but good for consumers and publishers as well.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Review: An E-Reader That Truly Lets You Read Anywhere

The addition of an LED light source turns the Nook Simple Touch into the must-have e-reader for bookworms.

How to Use Microsoft Word to Create an Ebook

The secret is to create a template that will work for most any ebook format.

Apple vs. Amazon: Who Is Really Fixing E-Book Prices?

A brouhaha is shaping up: Apple and book publishers square off against Amazon and the DOJ over the price of an e-book. Who's right? CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige looks back to a Whiz Kid from the '90s for answers.

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Why Apple's eBook Pricing Defense Is Wrong

Apple responded to DOJ antitrust accusations claiming it simply leveled the playing field against Amazon's virtual monopoly of the ebook industry. I disagree.

Despite Denial, Apple Dictated E-Book Pricing at iBookstore

Apple's deal with e-book publishers contained a sweetheart clause to keep Apple's wares competitive.

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Some Publishers Quickly Settle E-book Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Three of the five book publishers sued Wednesday by the Department of Justice quickly agree to scrap their deal with Apple and claim no wrong-doing.

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