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  • NEW YORK, May 28- A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor appointed after the technology company was found liable for conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. While saying some allegations against the monitor Michael Bromwich "give pause," the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor who was appointed after the company was found liable for conspiring with publishers to raise the prices of e-books. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge did not abuse her discretion in rejecting Apple's...

  • 'We meet again Mr Bond': Pussy Galore returns Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 9:42 AM ET
    James Bond (Sean Connery) And Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)

    The latest adventure for 007 agent, James Bond, will see him reunite with leading lady Pussy Galore in “Trigger Mortis,” announced today.

  • Finance to fiction: Corporate thriller Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 7:23 AM ET
    Finance to fiction: Corporate thriller

    Michelle Miller, "The Underwriting" author and former banker at JPMorgan Private Bank, portrays the human side of Wall Street and Silicon Valley in her new book.

  • How can 'outsiders' succeed? Friday, 15 May 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    How can 'outsiders' succeed?

    Robert Kelsey, author of "The Outside Edge", tells CNBC all about his new book and how outsiders can be leaders.

  • YOUR MONEY-How much should you give as a wedding gift? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    BOSTON, May 14- When you go to as many weddings as Stephanie Wong does, you need to come up with some guidelines for gift-giving. During the past two years, Wong, 32, who works in marketing for a book publisher in San Francisco, has been to about a half-dozen weddings. She offers these guidelines to wedding-goers wherever they might be: A distant relative or co-worker...

  • May 5- News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers. At the Wall Street Journal advertising revenue fell 11 percent. Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp, said in a statement that real estate will "underpin long-term expansion."

  • April 24- Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash, as it focuses on its core children's book publishing business. Scholastic, publisher of the "Harry Potter" series in the United States, has also benefited from the popularity of Minecraft Handbook...

  • April 24- Book publisher Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash. The transaction is expected to add to Houghton Mifflin's net income and free cash flow in 2016 and save $10 million to $20 million annually, the company said. The deal is expected to...

  • April 13- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins. The deal calls for HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, to set the retail prices of its digital books, with incentives for HarperCollins to...

  • Apple exec on board with Jobs bio 2.0 Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Steve Jobs in 2002.

    A new biography, "Becoming Steve Jobs," is coming out Tuesday, and at least one senior Apple executive is offering strong praise for it.

  • Analyst: Here's the risk with Apple Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Analyst: Here's the risk with Apple

    Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, discusses whether Apple can sustain its cash flow.

  • 'Becoming Steve Jobs' co-author says more books to come

    Eddy Cue tweeted his endorsement for the book "Becoming Steve Jobs." Co-author of the upcoming book, and Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli, discusses Steve Jobs' legacy and the writing of the book.

  • Ayn Rand is 110, and still influential years later Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    Ayn Rand, Russian-born American novelist, is shown in Manhattan with the Grand Central Terminal building in background in 1962.

    More than three decades after her death, Ayn Rand remains both influential and controversial in the debate over free markets.

  • Move over, Oprah: Zuckerberg starts a book club Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 3:22 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening kenote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Zuckerberg invited his 30 million Facebook followers to read a book with him every other week. Re/code reports.

  • Not just for nerds: Comic books are big business Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 2:24 AM ET
    Fans peruse the vast 	array of comic books during the 2009 New York Comic Con, Feb. 7, 2009, in New York.

    Comic books and other pieces of nerd culture have entered the mainstream in 2014. Here's why comics are now cool.

  • Amazon's best books of 2014 Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Amazon's best books of 2014

    Discussing this season's hot holiday books on Amazon, with Sara Nelson, Amazon Books editorial director.

  • Oh, boy! Engineer Barbie book enrages readers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Barbie: I Can be a Computer Engineer book cover

    Readers have slammed a Barbie picture book for portraying men as more capable than women in technology, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.

  • Reading the future: What's next for the Kindle? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Amazon Kindle Voyage.

    It's the seventh anniversary of Amazon’s Kindle, and the device continues to generate a lot of money for the e-commerce giant.

  • Tony Robbins: The one thing all top investors do Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 9:35 AM ET
    Tony Robbins, Squawk Box, Tony Robbins CNBC

    Successful investing boils down to creating consistent, winning strategies and regularly measuring them, author Tony Robbins tells CNBC.