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Apple loses e-books price-fixing appeal in U.S. Supreme Court

Apple looks to have come to the end of the road in a long running legal saga involving allegations of an e-books price inflating conspiracy.

Hachette And Amazon Reach Pricing Agreement

Merry pre-Christmas. The war is over. Amazon and the Hachette Book Group have agreed on a new, “multi-year” agreement for ebook and print sales. The agreement allows Hachette to set all pr

Super-Agent Andrew Wylie Calls Amazon An “ISIS-Like Distribution Channel”

Andrew Wylie is a major book agent who many in the milquetoast publishing industry call the “jackal.” His fiery pronouncements are much-read in certain circles and his latest one, in a spe

Amazon Vs. Hachette: Fewer Middlemen Equals A Better World

By now everyone is well aware of the ongoing battle between Amazon and publisher Hachette. The thing is, we all know how this story ends, we just don’t know when it will be over. This one does not

Getting Orwell Wrong

I was ready to come to Amazon's defense (and I will, eventually). In their long letter to the writing community, they made some excellent points. They inflamed our passions, gave us historical context

Amazon Sends Letter To Try To Take Authors “Out Of The Middle” Of The Hachette Dispute

Amazon is flexing another muscle in the ongoing Hachette dispute. In a letter obtained by the New York Times, David Naggar, VP of Kindle content, is offering 100 percent of all profits for some Hachet

The Only Tragedy Of This War Is That One Day It Will End

Did you know that the book publishing industry is at war with itself? No, wait, you're a TechCrunch reader, wrong question. Did you know that the book publishing industry still exists? ...This is k

Hachette And Amazon Fire Verbal Shots Over Contract Dispute

When we last left retail giant Amazon and publishing giant Hachette, the companies were at an impasse over contract negotiations, resulting in <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/05/24/amazon-ke

Big Win For Amazon, B&N In Europe: Apple, Four Big Publishers Terminate Their Agency Deal

Some development in the e-book price war being played out in Europe -- and an indirect victory for Amazon and any other retailer not called Apple in the process: the European Commission has <a target=

Collusion! Apple, Publisher Partners Accused Of Raising E-Book Prices

Apple was surely riding high after the announcement of their new iPad yesterday, but that doesn't mean that everything is OK in CA if a <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203961204