Apple blames Steve Jobs in book inquiry

Apple is trying to tell a US court that its former messiah, Steve Jobs, was lying when he bragged about bullying publishers into an epublishing deal.

Amazon's domain name applications 'monopolistic', say publishers

Book publishers are uniting to oppose Amazon's application for dozens of new top-level internet domain names, including .book, .read and .author.

Europe to investigate e-book pricing 'cartel'

The European Commission announced this morning that it intends to investigate possible price-fixing by e-book publishers and Apple.

eBook sales jump 115%

The American Association of Publishers (AAP) recently confirmed that eBooks sales are significantly increasing as paperback and hardcover shipments decline.



Apple's new subscription rules could face legal challenge

Apple may face a legal fight over its plans to introduce a newspaper subscription service through its App Store which would see it raking off 30 percent of revenues.