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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 8- Amazon.com Inc proposed that Hachette Book Group authors keep 100 percent of revenue from e-book sales while the two sides work through a thorny contract dispute that has kept some of the publisher's books off Amazon's website for months. In its own statement, Amazon countered with "We call baloney."

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 8- Amazon.com Inc has proposed that Hachette authors keep 100 percent of revenue from digital book sales while both sides work to resolve a contractual dispute that has kept some Hachette books off its website for months, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying.

  • Harry Potter's back...for a short story Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final.

    Since March, J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for Pottermore.com.

  • Barnes & Noble splitting     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Michael Huseby, Barnes & Noble CEO, about the company's decision to split its retail and Nook Media businesses into two separate public companies looking to boost shareholder value.

  • UPDATE 1-Hachette Books to buy Perseus Books Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Hachette nears deal to buy Perseus Books - NY Times Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    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.

  • June 17- Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced as much as $840 million in claims.

  • June 17- Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit on Monday, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced more than $800 million in claims.

  • Being in the closet was 'exhausting': Ex-BP CEO Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:13 PM ET
    Lord John Browne, former Chief Executive of British Petroleum.

    John Browne kept his life as a gay man a secret. Had he been true to himself, he believes he would have been a much different leader.

  • US court: Sherlock Holmes belongs to the people Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    A statue of Sherlock Holmes near the site of the fictional detective's home at 221B Baker Street.

    Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said.

  • Are commodities traders setting prices?     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Kate Kelly, author of 'The Secret Club that Runs the World', says the book aims to raise questions about the unregulated, unobserved word of commodity traders and speculators.

  • NEW YORK, May 29- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to delay a July trial to determine damages after the company was found to have colluded to fix the prices of e-books. In a brief order, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the July 14 trial should proceed as scheduled, while Apple separately pursues its appeal of U.S.

  • Stock experts like 'monkeys with dart boards'     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, co-authors of "Think like a Freak", says stock pickers are "as good as a monkey with a dart board".

  • Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, co-authors of "Think like a Freak", discuss their meeting with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron about what to do with the country's National Health Service.

  • 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.

  • Globalization: The dangers ahead     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Ian Goldin, author of "The Butterfly Defect", says global systems are more integrated but politics is fragmented signaling the potential for another financial crisis.

  • Timothy Geithner on financial crisis     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    "Squawk Box" host Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about what life was like in the White House during the financial crisis and the tough decisions he made.

  • Cramer: Geithner did everything he could do     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's comments about the 2008 financial crisis.

  • TORONTO, May 2- News Corp said on Friday it would buy romance novel publisher Harlequin Enterprises Ltd from Canadian newspaper company Torstar Corp for C $455 million in cash in a move to boost its non-English book publishing.

  • May 2- News Corp said it would buy romance novel publisher Harlequin Enterprises Ltd from Canadian newspaper company Torstar Corp to boost its non-English book publishing. News Corp's HarperCollins book publishing unit will be the new home of Harlequin, a publisher of novels aimed at women with titles such as My Fair Billionaire and Expecting the CEO's Child.