Apple launched its iBookstore in Japan on Tuesday. With millions of people in the East Asian nation owning iPhones and iPads, the new market is sure to be a lucrative one for the Cupertino company.
Simon & Schuster has signed new pricing agreements for its ebooks, closing out the new discount structure for the three publishers who settled with the DOJ earlier this year over the issue of agency pricing.
Sony might not be the first name you think of when you think written word, but it would like to be. The multimedia giant is bringing its e-book Reader app to iOS devices so Apple users can get the Sony Reader experience. We go hands on to see if its…
Are you ready to take your book collection digital and buy your first e-book reader? We're here to help. We break down the best e-readers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and others.
If you've thought about self-publishing your writing as an eBook, then the good news is that mainstream print publishers are paying more attention to that medium, even going so far as to purchase companies to make it easier for you. The bad news is, you'll…
Amazon may be prepping a smartphone. Is the company just looking to extend its Kindle empire to another device...or to expand its mammoth e-retailing business?
David versus Goliath: Children’s book publisher pulls its titles from Amazon and what it means for you
The Educational Development Corporation, the latest publisher to go head to head with web giant Amazon, has pulled its books from the retailer's virtual shelves. But what does this relatively small move really mean for the future of book-selling and online…
Google is unifying Android Market as well as its book, music, and movie services under the moniker Google Play. But is it clearer, or more confusing?
Apple has reportedly blocked eBooks from being published in its iBookstore that contain hyperlinks to rival Amazon
Following a dispute with America's second largest independent book distributor, Amazon has pulled 5,000 of its titles from the Kindle store.
A group of Chinese authors is suing Apple for piracy, claiming the company's iBooks is selling unauthorized copies of their work.
Barnes & Noble says its Nook business should generate $1.5 billion this fiscal year, even as it scaled back its forecast for overall earnings for the year. Is it time to spin the Nook off into a separate business?
Nintendo is rumored to be planning an eBook download service for its forthcoming Wii U console, with downloaded publications being read on the touchscreen controller, or a Nintendo 3DS.
On the heels of the European Commission opening an investigation into ebook pricing, the U.S. Justice Department confirms the issue is on their agenda, too.
The European Commission is investigating whether Apple worked with five major publishers to raise e-book prices when it launched iBookstore. Here's why.