Cut in E-Book Pricing by Amazon Is Set to Shake Rivals

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Description: The government’s decision to pursue major publishers on antitrust charges has put the Internet retailer Amazon in a powerful position: the nation’s largest bookseller may now get to decide how much an e-book will cost, and the book world is quaking over the potential consequences. Source: nytimes .com Date: April 11, 2012 But publishers… Read more »

Textbooks Finally Take a Big Leap to Digital

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Description: Amazon, which got its start selling books online, announced this year that, for the first time, its digital books had outsold paper books. This trend of going digital does not hold true for all books. Source: www.nytimes com Date: Nov 23, 2011 Textbooks are gaining, though, as publishers take advantage of the popularity of… Read more »