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CNBC's David Faber talks with author James Patterson about Amazon's aggressive tactics.
David Garrity, GVA Research, discusses Amazon's controversial battle with publishing giant Hachette. And Garrity shares his outlook on Amazon's growth prospects including food delivery and drones.
Ben Mezrich, "Bringing Down the Mouse" author, shares his thoughts on whether regulators should get involved in the dispute between Amazon and publishers. Also Mezrich weighs in on the Supreme Court's decision on Aereo. Content has to be protected, says Mezrich.
Ben Mezrich, "Bringing Down the Mouse" author, shares his thoughts on Amazon's growing influence on the publishing industry.
In CNBC's upcoming documentary "Amazon Rising," David Faber takes a look at Amazon's powerful and controversial role in the publishing industry.
June 24- Lagardere SCA's Hachette Book Group said it would buy Perseus Books Group, keeping the books business of the sixth-largest U.S. publisher and selling the client services businesses to Ingram Content Group.
June 24- Hachette Book Group is close to buying Perseus Books Group, the sixth-largest U.S. publisher, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
BUENOS AIRES, June 22- Argentina is considering making an initial payment to "holdout" creditors before asking to extend negotiations to officially reach a settlement next January to avert a disastrous debt default, a leading local newspaper said on Sunday.
June 18- News Corp's board of directors voted to extend a poison pill provision it put in place to prevent hostile takeovers when the company controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his family split from its cable and entertainment properties last year.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.
Apple reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and others in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit.
Amazon, embroiled in a standoff with a book publisher, is using the same hardball techniques with new movies from Warner Home Video.
June 9- Shares of Time Inc ebbed on Monday in the magazine publisher's first trading session since its spinoff from Time Warner Inc, even as CEO Joe Ripp vowed to expand a business he said had been starved of capital for years.
The magazine publisher faces a shifting market with debts to pay as it begins trading Monday as an independent company.
June 9- Shares of Time Inc, home to titles such as People, Sports Illustrated and Time, fell more than 4 percent in their market debut, highlighting the problems besetting the U.S. magazine industry as readers switch to digital alternatives.
Time Inc., the magazine company that is home to People, Sports Illustrated, and Time, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
Time Warner Inc. is spinning off its magazine division into a stock called Time Inc. Betting against it is a risky move.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 27- Amazon.com Inc does not expect to reach a swift resolution in its contract dispute with publisher Hachette Book Group, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Amazon is buying fewer print books from Hachette and is no longer taking pre-orders on titles that will be published in the future.
A new comic book says it "takes a look at the man behind the headlines, searching for what might have motivated him."
NEW YORK, May 20- Days after the sudden termination of Jill Abramson as executive editor of The New York Times, the first woman to hold that position, the newspaper's publisher denied reports that she had been paid less than her predecessor.