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Apple Accused Of Fixing E-book Prices, Conspiring With Publishers

The U.S. Department of  Justice filed a federal antitrust complaint against Apple and  Hachette, HarperCollins, MacMillan, Simon & Shuster, Pearson, and Penguin, alleging e-book price fixing in violation of the Sherman Act. According to the complaint, after unsuccessfully trying to pressure Amazon into raising its e-book prices, the publishing companies found common cause with Apple. The […]

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iBooks 2: Revelation For (Many) College Students

College text books are way too expensive. Apple hopes to stop this long-lasting trend with the release of the recently-announced iBooks 2 for iOS (and more specifically the iPad), a cheaper and more interactive solution to the age-old paper solution. Before this, shelling out $300 a semester on books was considered a cheap semester, with […]

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