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Will New Apple Chief Mean Shift for Publishers?

AdWeek – 2011-08-25

Apple, its products adored by consumers all over, has nonetheless had a complicated relationship with publishers, who have battled with the tech giant over its intractable position involving the sale of content on its devices. But those who have railed against Apple's hard-headedness are unlikely to see any satisfaction immediately from Steve Jobs’ transfer of power to Tim Cook, at least for now. Cook, Apple’s COO, who filled in as acting CEO twice when Jobs took medical leaves of absence,...
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Apple Canada given thumbs-up over iBookstore

Apple Canada has been granted approval under... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-15

Apple and Amazon in Inquiry Over E-Book Prices

The Connecticut attorney general, Richard Blumenthal, said the sellers’ deals with publishers might block rivals from providing attractive pricing. | New York Times – 2010-08-03

Conn. AG: Apple, Amazon block lower e-book prices

AP - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Apple Inc. and Inc. are trying to stop competitors from offering lower e-book prices. | AP – 2010-08-02

Connecticut AG probes Apple, Amazon over e-books

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating deals struck by Inc and Apple Inc to offer low prices on electronic books, saying the agreements... | Reuters – 2010-08-02

The iPad is Great But Remember—It’s Apple’s Way or the Highway

| Folio Mag – 2010-07-22

iBooks App Updated to Support Audio and Video Content [Apple]

# apple The iBooks app 's been updated to not only include support for audio and video content, but to also offer "substantial performance improvements when reading PDFs." The free update appears to... | Yahoo – 2010-07-19

Apple shares fall; rivals respond on "Antennagate"

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's attempt to smooth over a controversy surrounding its iPhone 4 failed to impress investors, as the computer maker's shares stumbled on a day when technology... | Reuters – 2010-07-19

Media Equation: Why Apple Blinked

Steve Jobs was critical of the media for exaggerating iPhone 4's problem, but he couldn't criticize Consumer Reports. | New York Times – 2010-07-19

In reversal, Apple approves 'Ulysses' comic with nudity

Apple has approved a comic book adaptation of James Joyce's "Ulysses" for the iPad which contains nudity after initially demanding that it be edited. | Yahoo – 2010-06-16

LibreDigital, Apple Team Up toDeliver e-Books to the iPad

E-book wholesaler LibreDigital has been selected to bea certified Apple e-book aggregator and... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-06

F+W Media Signs with Apple

F+W Media has signed with Apple and has added 50 titles to the... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-05

Apple iPad edition of Wall Street Journal could cost $18 a month

According to one report, the Wall Street Journal could charge $17.99 a month for access to an Apple iPad-friendly edition of the business broadsheet. Some bloggers say the price tag – no matter how... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2010-03-25

Workman Publishing Also Joins Apple's IBookstore

Apple has continued to ink deals with independent book publishers, having signed an agreement with Workman Publishing to bring its catalogue to the iBookstore... | PC World – 2010-03-23

Apple Signs Up Another Publisher For Its iBookstore

Apple has locked in another publisher to use its pricing model for selling e-books, Motoko Rich and | Forbes – 2010-03-23

Apple inks iPad deal with largest independent publisher

I hope you’re not hanging on to all that Amazon stock: according to The New York Times, Apple has signed a deal with Perseus Books, a large independent book publisher that also distributes 330... | via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-22

News: Apple signs indie publisher Perseus to e-books deal

Perseus Books Group, the largest distributor of independent publishers, has signed a deal with Apple to offer its books on Apple’s upcoming iBookstore. The New York Times reports that Perseus is a... | iLounge – 2010-03-22

Apple to Sell Perseus Titles through iBookstore

The Perseus Books Group has reached an agreement with Apple to sell its e-book titles through... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-22

Apple iPad Adopters: Prepare for Content Punishment

Apple's "Regional Content Review" clauses for content suppliers may prevent consumers from reading and viewing a large amount of material they've already paid for on their new iPads. | ZDNet – 2010-03-21

Apple Having Trouble Getting iPad Content

Apple is definitely ascendant right now, but that doesn't mean they don't have problems. The Wall Street Journal (via TechEye) reports that Apple has not yet finished their price-negotiations with... | I4U – 2010-03-19

Apple seeks iPad content

Apple is still working to secure content for the iPad with just weeks ahead of the the tablet computer's April 3 release, said people familiar with the matter, as the company tempers some of its... | New York Post – 2010-03-19

Apple Still Negotiating IPad Media Deals: WSJ

Apple Still Negotiating IPad Media Deals: WSJ | Fox News – 2010-03-18

A Peek at an Interactive Magazine for the Apple iPad

VIVmag , an all-digital lifestyle magazine which is currently available online , plans to launch an interactive iPad version of its content when the Apple device is released next month. | New York Times – 2010-03-18

Readers Are Devouring Apple Book Apps

Demand for digital book applications on Apple devices gives developers and publishers fresh ways to make money—a mixed blessing for Amazon | BusinessWeek – 2010-03-15

Apple iPad: Open market for content rivals?

Apple's new iPad will contain it's own iBooks store for e-book and subscription content. How many hurdles will third parties face to sell their content? by Jason Perlow | ZDNet – 2010-03-10

Apple, Amazon, Google Wage Content Wars

As tech titans build incompatible ecosystems, marketers must rely on an array of devices to deliver their digital messages, writes columnist Ben Kunz | BusinessWeek – 2010-03-08

Apple Bans Some Apps for Sex-Tinged Content

With Apple hoping for a family- and school-oriented future for its new iPad, it is looking more closely at what is for sale in its App Store. | New York Times – 2010-02-23

Apple bans some iPhone apps for racy content

Apple bans some iPhone apps for racy content | Austin American-Statesman – 2010-02-23

Is Apple Actually Pushing for the $10 iPad E-Book, After All?

We've lamented the death of the $10 e-book, the victim of a showdown between Amazon and publishers emboldened by the advent of the iPad. But a New York report says Apple's iBook pricing scheme would... | Wired News – 2010-02-18

Apple’s Prices for E-Books May Be Lower Than Expected

Apple wanted publishers to discount best sellers, so its $12.99-to-$14.99 range is merely a ceiling, according to people familiar with talks with publishers. | New York Times – 2010-02-18

Apple's iPad could be game-changer in digital-media censorship

I live in a country (France) where censorship is a big deal. It comes mostly from greedy celebrities; they use a legal system that largely favors them. Often, they find a compassionate judge to rule... | Washington Post – 2010-02-14

Apple helps shift landscape for UK publishers over e-books

The world's biggest publishers will follow... | The Book Seller – 2010-02-08

Apple Unveils the new iPad – the 21st Century Mac, iBook Reader, and Portable Playground

COLUMN: Well, it’s finally here. I can stop holding my breath, crossing my toes, and praying to the mighty Mr. Jobs that we’ve finally have something like an iPod, only, er, bigger. It’s here,... | Publishers Newswire – 2010-01-28

Apple reveals the iPad tablet after months of hype. Is it worth the wait?

SAN FRANCISCO -- For months, the same questions have been bouncing around the computing industry: What will the Apple tablet do ? Will it redefine the laptop? Can it reinvent the publishing... | Washington Post – 2010-01-28

With Apple Tablet, Print Media Hope for a Payday

Apple is expected to market its tablet computer not just as a way to read news and books, but also as a way for companies to charge for content. | New York Times – 2010-01-27

Apple Debuts $499 iPad; Launches iBooks Store

Apple’s Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, its much-anticipated multimedia mobile computing device, to the world and there’s much to talk about. | Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

Apple Unveils $499 iPad; Random House Out of iBooks Store

The iPad, Apple's new device features a 9.7 inch-wide screen; has 10 hours of battery life; and is half an inch thick. The cheapest model is $499, which gets you 16GB of memory with wi-fi, but... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

The Killer App for Apple's Tablet: Gaming

This guest post is by Jeff Scott, founder and publisher of 148Apps, a blog providing fanatical coverage of everything iPhone and hopefully soon, the Apple tablet.While we still don't know the name... | Washington Post – 2010-01-24

Rumors about Apple tablet computer ramp up

The company has declined to acknowledge that any such device exists, but that hasn't stopped growing speculation about what it might do and when it might be available. | LA Times – 2009-12-31

Apple removing content amid iTunes Plus transition?

Apple has reportedly removed content from the iTunes store amid the transition to the DRM-free iTunes Plus format. A tipster observed that certain previously-available items, such as Neil Young's... | MacNN – 2009-04-06

SwetsWise Online Content Now Available on Apple iPhone and iPod Touch

Swets, a subscription services company, announced SwetsWise Online Content can now be accessed through the Apple iPhone and Apple iPod Touch. | EContent Magazine – 2009-03-13

Apple's Epic E-Book Fail

Amazon's new Kindle for iPhone application shipped this morning . The software lets you read any of Amazon's 240,000 Kindle books on an iPhone much like you would on an over-priced Amazon Kindle. | IT Management – 2009-03-04

Apple approves e-book after dirty words removed

Apple initially rejected a book submitted to the App Store for containing what it considered to be objectionable words, but has approved a version without the naughty language. | CNET – 2009-01-16

Apple stock dives on false report

For the second time in just over a month, Apple Inc. had to reassure jumpy investors that CEO Steve Jobs is alive and well. The company's stock took a dive Friday morning after a report surfaced on... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-10-03

Thrills Come to the Big Apple

The Thriller Fest writers conference will be held in New York later this week. | Publishers Wekly – 2008-07-07

Apple: App Access to Contact Data Will Require Explicit User Permission

In the wake of the Path address book flap, Apple says all apps that want access to your data will have to ask nicely. | AllThingsD – 2012-02-16

Apple asks Amazon not to sell iPad in China

(02-16) 12:38 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Apple has asked online retailer to stop selling the iPad in China, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal said Thursday that Apple... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-17

E-textbooks beyond Apple’s iBooks

Apple’s iBooks got a lot of attention, but there are several other alternatives in the e-textbook space that show promise. For example, the Nature Publishing Group recently launched a new text... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-22

Apple Acquires App Search Engine Chomp

 Apple confirmed yesterday that they have acquired the San Francisco-based software company Chomp Inc. Chomp’s feature product is their application search engine that sifts through hundreds of... | Folio Magazine – 2012-02-25

Drag; Drop; Read: Apple's New iBooks Author Format

In early January, Apple released iBooks Author, a groundbreaking drag-and-drop e-book authoring environment that promises to democratize the production of complex, structured books, notably including... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-27

Apple, Google once again top Fortune's most admired list

Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) topped Fortune's list of the most admired companies in the United States, with Apple taking the top spot for the fifth consecutive year and Google in second for a third... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-03-01

Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom?

Apple’s foray into digital textbooks for the iPad could dazzle educators and corner a huge, lucrative K-12 book market. But an audacious pricing scheme, California’s budget-crunched... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-03-04

Apple, Amazon rivalry could grow

With iPad 3 rumored to be on the way—possibly boasting a sharper screen and talking personal assistant Siri—Apple CEO Tim Cook may drop the price of the iPad 2 so he can go after the... | Crains New York – 2012-03-04

Apple's 'Resolutionary' iPad Means Catch-Up for Developers

Leave it to Apple to reach beyond the English language to describe its latest gadget. Hoping to play up the higher-resolution screen of its new iPad (which is called simply "the new iPad"... | AdWeek – 2012-03-08

U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers

The Justice Department has warned Apple Inc. and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books, according to people... | AllThingsD – 2012-03-08

Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged e-book price-rigging.... | Engadget – 2012-03-08

Apple's Antitrust Problem May Get Real

The Justice Department's warning to Apple about the company's apparent collusion with publishers on e-book pricing couldn't have been better timed. With the news breaking the day after... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-08

Apple, five book publishers face Justice Department lawsuit over e-book pricing

The Justice Department has warned Apple and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them, accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-03-08

U.S. reportedly warns Apple, e-book publishers about price-fixing

The U.S. Justice Department has warned Apple Inc. and five top book publishers that lawsuits over alleged e-book price fixing might be in the offing, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-08

Steve Jobs' last big deal is Apple's biggest headache

Before his death in October of last year, one of Steve Jobs' last big moves was Apple's foray into electronic books. The company announced the platform in March 2010, but the method in which Apple... | Betanews – 2012-03-08

Apple ups the resolution on iTunes U and iBooks 2 for new iPad

Apple certainly had a lot of bases to cover at yesterday's new iPad unveiling, so some minor details were bound to slip through the cracks. While app suites like iLife and iWork got to bask in the... | Engadget – 2012-03-08

Apple’s Alleged E-book Price Fixing: What You Need To Know

The Justice Department is warning Apple and its publisher partners they may have to answer for their pricing model. | PC World – 2012-03-09

Apple at center of e-book price-fixing allegations

The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and major publishers in a high-profile case that could reshape the digital-books market, driving down prices but also potentially shifting market... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-03-09

Lower e-book prices ahead as government threatens Apple, publishers?

The Justice Department has told Apple and five major publishers that it's planning to sue them for fixing e-book prices. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-10

Apple admits to two key allegations in ebook price fixing case

While Apple and book publishers may find themselves on the precipice of an antitrust lawsuit from the Justice Department, filings in a concurrent civil class-action lawsuit obtained by BetaNews... | Betanews – 2012-03-10

Apple, Publishers Must Address All Allegations Before E-book Case Can Be Closed, EU Says

Apple along with five ebook publishers must address all the European Commission's antitrust concerns before any settlement can be reached warned the European... | PC World – 2012-03-12

Apple's new iPad shows up in Hong Kong, teases with sample photos and video clip

Looks like Vietnam ain't the only place that got an early taste of the new iPad, which is due out this Friday around the world (unless you're super tight with your delivery man, of course). Hong Kong... | Engadget – 2012-03-14

Antitrust lawyer: Apple ebook deals are illegal

Steve Jobs left behind a legal mess for Apple chief executive Tim Cook. Decisions the former CEO made when brokering ebook distribution deals haunt Apple, as a civil price-fixing case moves forward... | Betanews – 2012-03-16

Apple is online book pirate: Chinese writers

A group of prominent Chinese writers have demanded compensation from technology giant Apple Inc. for allegedly selling unlicensed versions ... | Hindustan Times – 2012-03-19

Chinese author group sues Apple

A group of Chinese authors are suing Apple for £2.3m over allegedly pirated titles being published in the App Store. | BBC World – 2012-03-19

12 Chinese authors file suit against Apple

A group of Chinese writers charge that Apple is selling unlicensed copies of their works. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-20

Apple snags a patent for the Smart Cover's magnetic know-how

No, it doesn't cover the totality of the Smart Cover itself (or any case that folds into a triangle), but Apple has now managed to obtain a patent for one of the accessory's key bits of... | Engadget – 2012-03-20

Apple’s Newsstand

Apple’s Newsstand ushered in a new era of “discoverability” for magazine apps and proved to be a game-changer for sales and subscriptions. | Folio Magazine – 2012-04-05

Apple, two publishers hold out against settlement: report

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and publishers Pearson and Macmillan are reluctant to agree to terms sought by U.S. and European antitrust authorities investigating possible electronic-book price-fixing, the... | Reuters – 2012-04-05

Apple, two publishers resist ebook settlement

The Justice Department is nearing a settlement with publishers over allegations of ebook pricing, but finalizing the deal is proving problematic as Apple and two publishers are balking at the terms... | Betanews – 2012-04-05

Apple said to be preparing fight with U.S. over e-book pricing

Apple and two publishers are preparing to fight the U.S. Justice Department in court if necessary over pricing agreements for digital books, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-04-07

DOJ may sue Apple over ebooks as early as Wednesday: sources

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Justice Department could sue Apple Inc as early as Wednesday over alleged electronic book price-fixing, while settling with several publishers as early as... | Reuters – 2012-04-11

Reports: Apple Could Face Federal E-Book Suit Today

The Department of Justice may file a suit against Apple today over e-book price-fixing complaints, according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg. The DOJ has been probing antitrust complaints... | AllThingsD – 2012-04-11

Antitrust officials reportedly sue Apple, publishers over e-books

WASHINGTON -- Antitrust officials are expected to announce Wednesday that they are filing suit against Apple Inc. and five major book publishers for allegedly colluding to fix the price of e-books. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-11

Apple, publishers face U.S. antitrust lawsuit over e-book pricing

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Wednesday sued  Apple Inc. and five major book publishers for allegedly colluding to fix e-book prices. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-11

Apple, publishers sued by feds, accused of conspiracy to fix e-book prices

Apple and several major publishers were accused by the U.S. government of conspiring to fix prices of e-books and limit retail price competition, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-04-11

DOJ Files E-book Price Fixing Lawsuit Against Apple

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five book publishers for alleged e-book price fixing the Wall Street Journal... | PC World – 2012-04-11

US sues Apple, publishers over electronic books

(04-11) 08:27 PDT New York (AP) -- The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and book publishers. It said Wednesday that the publishers conspired with Apple to raise... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-04-11

The Apple/Amazon Conspiracy That Never Happened

Apple competes ferociously with Amazon. But federal prosecutors say Cupertino considered a different strategy, where Apple would rule music and movies, and Amazon would rule e-books. Really? | AllThingsD – 2012-04-11

U.S. Sues Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

The U.S. filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against Apple Inc. and five of the nation's largest publishers, alleging they conspired to limit competition for the pricing of e-books. | AllThingsD – 2012-04-11

It’s on — US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices

The Justice Department has at last filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple and five publishers over an alleged price fixing conspiracy, according to Bloomberg news. | GigaOM – 2012-04-11

Justice Department formally charges Apple, big five publishers in e-book price fixing case (update)

The Justice Department has formally decided to sue Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster over alleged e-book price-rigging. Apple and Macmillian have already... | Engadget – 2012-04-11

DOJ Finally Sues Apple and Publishers for E-Book Price Fixing

Apple and a handful of publishers got hit with a price-fixing lawsuit on Wednesday, with the Department of Justice finally snipping the string on the sword of Damocles that's been dangling over... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-11

Apple's Steve Jobs conspired on e-book price-fixing, lawsuits say

WASHINGTON -- Former Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs and top executives at five major book publishers illegally conspired to raise the prices of e-books, costing consumers tens of millions of... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-11

Apple, publishers propose settlements in EU e-books case

Apple and four international publishers have sent proposals to the European Commission to try to solve an e-books antitrust case, a Commission statement said on Wednesday. | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-04-12

US to pursue vigorously antitrust case against Apple

WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will "pursue vigorously" its antitrust lawsuit against Apple and two publishing houses over allegations that they conspired to fix... | Reuters – 2012-04-11

DOJ accuses Apple, five publishers of colluding to fix ebook prices

In December 2010 I asked: "Is someone fixing ebook prices?" Google's digital bookstore opened for business, and I started comparing prices only to find them fairly consistent across all retailers. I... | Betanews – 2012-04-11

Apple, Major Publishers Sued Over E-Book Pricing

The Department of Justice is accusing the companies of colluding to raise e-book prices by using the 'agency' model of e-book pricing. | PC World – 2012-04-11

US sues Apple, publishers over ebook prices

The Justice Department and several states have sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books that Attorney General Eric Holder says cost... | – 2012-04-12

Suit: Apple, publishers colluded on e-book prices

The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit on Wednesday accusing Apple and major publishers of conspiring to raise the price of digital books, in a case that could reshape the burgeoning... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-04-11

Summary Box: US sues Apple, publishers

THE CASE: The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers. They allege a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books. | – 2012-04-12

US Sues Apple and Publishers Over e-Book Prices

The US accuses Apple and Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster and Penguin of colluding over the prices of e-books they sell. This lawsuit is over the firms' move to the agency... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-11

With the states suing over ebook price fixing, Apple needs to surrender

Attorneys General in 16 states filed suit against Apple and three publishing companies Wednesday, following a similar suit filed this morning by the US Justice Department. Unlike the federal suit,... | Betanews – 2012-04-12

Will Apple lawsuit mean cheaper e-books?

For consumers, the news that the Department of Justice is suing Apple and several publishers, accusing them of price-fixing, boils down to one kitchen-table question: Will this mean my e-books will... | CNN – 2012-04-12

US sues Apple over e-book 'price fixing'

Apple and publishers Penguin and Macmillan have decided to fight US government charges that they conspired to fix the prices of e-books, even as three other publishers agreed to a settlement aimed... | Stuff – 2012-04-12

The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means

The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-12

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