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  • Editor of Sittenfeld, Senior getting own imprint Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Lee Boudreaux, a top literary editor who has worked with Curtis Sittenfeld, Ben Fountain and numerous other authors, is switching publishers and getting her own imprint. Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday that Boudreaux will officially begin her new job on Sept. 2, overseeing an imprint expected to publish eight to 10 books a year.

  • Amazon to buy digital comics company Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    SEATTLE— Online retailer Amazon said Thursday it's buying digital comics company comiXology for an undisclosed sum. Amazon said the acquisition will help it offer more and better digital comic books and graphic novels. Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell $14.79, or 4.5 percent, to $317. amid a broader market sell-off.

  • Steve Jobs biographer writing about digital age Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— After writing a best-selling book about a superstar of the digital age, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson is working on a tribute to teamwork. Simon& Schuster announced Monday that the book will be called "The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution."

  • NEW YORK, March 28- A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in violation of antitrust law.

  • NEW YORK, March 28- A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in violation of antitrust law.

  • What can markets learn from the 4th Century?     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    Bob Swarup, author of Money Mania, says financial markets have shown the "same old story" in their boom and bust cycles.

  • Customers receive credits from e-books case and yawn Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Customers of Amazon.com Inc and other e-book retailers on Tuesday began receiving notices of their shares of a $166 million settlement with five of the biggest book publishers, all accused of conspiring with Apple Inc to raise e-book prices.

  • Power house: 15 Central Park West     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Michael Gross, author of "House of Outrageous Fortune," discusses his book which goes inside the nouveau-riche world of Fifteen Central Park West home to power players like Lloyd Blankfein, Denzel Washington and Sting.

  • Fischer to put textbook work on ice while in Fed job Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    March 11- Stanley Fischer wrote the book on macroeconomics. Federal Reserve- a Senate committee holds a hearing on his nomination on Thursday- he's made a promise that may disappoint anyone who hoped he might be able to pepper the text with insights gleaned at the Fed.

  • Is China in the 'dollar trap'?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 4:37 AM ET

    Eswar Prasad, author of "Dollar Trap", argues that the U.S. dollar will remain the world's reserve currency for a long time.

  • How reputation became online currency     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Joshua Klein, author of Reputation Economics, discusses how emerging technology is changing commerce as online reputation and data allow companies to tailor their offer to individuals.

  • How to 'Get things done'     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Robert Kelsey, author of "Get things done", explains that his self-help book is different from other as it is written from "the sufferer's angle".

  • NEW YORK, Feb 26- Apple Inc urged a U.S. appeals court to throw out a judge's "radical" finding that it violated antitrust law by manipulating electronic book prices, and blamed publishers for running a conspiracy it claimed to know nothing about.

  • The book, "Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe From Gun Violence," builds on an opinion piece by Giffords published last April in The New York Times after gun control legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate, according to a statement from Scribner, the publisher.

  • The four publishers that have agreed to the deal include Lagardere SCA's Hachette Book Group Inc; News Corp's HarperCollins Publishers LLC; CBS Corp's Simon& Schuster Inc, and Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH's Macmillan. Last year, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that Apple Inc had conspired with five major publishers to raise e-book prices.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- A U.S. appeals court gave Apple Inc a reprieve from an external monitor appointed to oversee its compliance with antitrust laws after the company had been found liable last July for conspiring to raise e-book prices.

  • Apple gets temporary reprieve from e-books monitor Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 21- A federal appeals court on Tuesday gave Apple Inc a temporary reprieve from being subjected to an external monitor appointed to ensure it complied with antitrust laws, after the company was found liable last year for conspiring with five publishers to fix the prices of e-books.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- Apple Inc's various objections to a court-appointed antitrust monitor in a case involving fixing e-book prices only confirm the importance of his work, a federal judge said on Thursday. "If anything, Apple's reaction to the existence of a monitorship underscores the wisdom of its imposition," U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge found that the company had conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge's finding that the company conspired to fix e-book prices. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan denied Apple's request to stay an order requiring an external compliance monitor pending the company's appeal.

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