Nov 26- Barnes& Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, on Tuesday reported a higher than expected quarterly profit as it cut store workers' hours scaled back its money losing Nook business, helping it offset sharp sales declines. Barnes& Noble has been struggling for years with readers' shift to e-books.» Read More
A federal judge in Manhattan sided with Google and dismissed a lawsuit filed against by the company by authors over the downloading of digital books.
*Judge accepts Google's "fair use" defense. NEW YORK, Nov 14- Google Inc on Thursday won dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused the Web search and media group of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission.
Eric Stromberg, Oyster CEO, explains how his company allows subscribers to access thousands of book titles from big publishers.
October 23- Fall is book fair season at schools across the United States, and despite changes in children's reading habits, the fundraising needs of parent organizations and the business of publishing, little has changed over the years. The national bookstore chain Barnes& Noble Inc has its own version of book fairs, which are held at its stores, not in schools.
NEW YORK, Oct 16- Michael Bromwich, a high-profile attorney who recently served as the top U.S. offshore drilling watchdog, has been appointed to monitor Apple Inc's antitrust compliance following a court ruling that the world's largest technology company had conspired to fix e-book prices.
PARIS, Oct 3- French lawmakers on Thursday took aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops by voting through a law that bars online booksellers from offering free delivery to customers on top of a maximum 5 percent discount on books.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Marvel Comics has agreed to settle a lawsuit by a comic book writer who sued the publisher over the copyright to the flaming-skulled character Ghost Rider.
Apple must eliminate its guarantee that its e-book prices would match the lowest prices found online, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Molly Wood, CNET.com, discusses whether iTunes' radio will impact other music streaming.
*Court restricts agreements between Apple and five major publishers. NEW YORK, Sept 6- A U.S. judge who found Apple Inc liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.
NEW YORK, Sept 6- A federal judge who found Apple Inc liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday intended to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- The federal judge who ruled that Apple Inc violated antitrust law by conspiring with five major publishers to raise prices of e-books has scheduled a May 2014 trial to determine damages, according to an order made public on Wednesday.
Aug 7- Five of the largest U.S. publishers objected to tough new restrictions sought by the U.S. government against Apple Inc for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
In a motion filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the publishers contended the proposed final order in the case would effectively prevent Apple from entering agreements that limit its ability to discount books. The publishers said the U.S. Justice Department's proposed provisions don't impose any limits on Apple's pricing behavior.
*Judge found Apple tried to end price competition. *Apple calls plan "draconian and punitive". NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc is headed for a showdown with the U.S. government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
*Judge found Apple sought to end price competition. NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc is headed for a showdown with the U.S. government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
*Judge found Apple sought to end price competition. NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc should face several restrictions to protect consumers and promote competition after a judge found it illegally conspired to raise e-book prices, federal and state officials said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc deserves a five-year ban from entering anti-competitive e-book distribution contracts and should end its business arrangements with five major publishers with which it conspired to raise e-book prices, federal and state regulators said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc deserves a five-year ban from entering anticompetitive e-book distribution contracts, and should also end its business arrangements with five major publishers with which it conspired to raise e-book prices, federal and state regulators said on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 10- Apple Inc couldn't have been too surprised on Wednesday when a judge slammed the company for violating antitrust laws over e-book pricing- the judge had warned in May that she believed the government could prove its case.
*Apple, publishers sought to end price competition-judge. NEW YORK, July 10- In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise e-book prices.