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Apple-exclusive enhanced 'Game of Thrones' ebook arrives on iBooks store

09/29/2016, 12:09 pm

Random House has debuted the first volume in a series of enhanced editions of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, exclusively on Apple's iBooks marketplace.

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Apple launches official iBooks Instagram account, promotes latest Harry Potter story

07/31/2016, 09:07 pm

Over the weekend, Apple quietly debuted an official Instagram account for the iBooks Store, promoting various new releases including the highly-anticipated stage script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Apple customers to receive $400M iBooks settlement payments on Tuesday

06/20/2016, 09:06 pm

Customers impacted by Apple's alleged iBooks price fixing scheme will this week receive settlement payments in the form of store credit or checks for up to $6.83 per e-book, the law firm representing plaintiffs in the case announced on Monday.

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Apple releases finished OS X 10.11.4 with Live Photos, Notes & iBooks improvements

03/21/2016, 03:03 pm

Apple on Monday released the completed version of the OS X 10.11.4 update for El Capitan, introducing Live Photos support in Messages and AirDrop, and individually encrypted items in Notes.

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How to find out if you are included in Apple's $450M e-book settlement

03/07/2016, 04:03 pm

With the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear Apple's appeal, the company will now dole out some $400 million to consumers to offset changes it caused in e-book pricing. Here's how to know if you'll get some store credit (or cash) back.

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Apple to pay $450M fine after US Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal

03/07/2016, 09:03 am

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revealed it won't hear Apple's appeal in its iBooks antitrust lawsuit, leaving the iPad maker to pay a $450 million fine to resolve the dispute.

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Court upholds $450M settlement in Apple's e-books case, but Supreme Court appeal still awaits

02/17/2016, 10:02 am

Apple's $450 million settlement in its iBooks antitrust complaint was upheld by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, but the payout remains dependent on a pending appeal to the Supreme Court.

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iTunes, App Store, & Apple TV services hit by new outage [u]

02/04/2016, 11:02 am

The iTunes Store, the iOS and Mac App Stores, and even the Apple TV were among services affected by a midday outage on Thursday, leaving some people unable to reach them or make purchases. [Updated]

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Authors Guild, Barnes & Noble, others file brief supporting Apple in Supreme Court appeal of e-book antitrust case

12/03/2015, 11:12 am

Several organizations -- the Authors Guild, Authors United, Barnes & Noble, and the American Booksellers Association -- have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, backing Apple in its attempt to appeal a 2013 antitrust case over e-book deals.

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Apple markets iPad in arts & science education with new profiles

11/17/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday posted two new profiles to its "iPad in Education" subsite as part of an ongoing campaign to promote the tablet's uses in arts and science classrooms.

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Apple hiring manager for original & live content linked to Apple Music, iTunes

11/02/2015, 03:11 pm

Apple is hiring a person to help create "original content and live projects" for several of its online services, including Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store, according to a job listing discovered by AppleInsider.

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This week on AppleInsider: Q4 triumph, Apple TV launch, legal fights & more

10/31/2015, 05:10 am

The last week of October was (relatively) upbeat for Apple, with blockbuster quarterly results, the launch of a redesigned Apple TV, and plans to bring Apple Pay to new countries.

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Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

10/29/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book dealings with publishers.

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This week on AppleInsider: New iMacs, iWork updates, 'Magic' accessories & more

10/17/2015, 05:10 am

Apple this week made surprise announcements of new iMacs, Mac accessories and iWork updates, but also found itself in the spotlight for less enjoyable reasons, including lawsuits and problems with its online services.

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Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after 'rocky' two-year term [u]

10/13/2015, 12:10 am

The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company's new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations.

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Apple lands exclusive digital access to enhanced Harry Potter series on iBooks

10/08/2015, 07:10 am

Enhanced editions of all seven books in the blockbuster "Harry Potter" series, featuring the original text with interactive animations and elaborate artwork, are now available exclusively on the iBooks Store, Apple announced on Thursday.

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Antitrust monitor again bemoans Apple's lack of cooperation in final report

10/06/2015, 10:10 pm

In a report to a New York district court published on Tuesday, Michael Bromwich, Apple's court-appointed antitrust monitor, said the company has made "substantial progress" in its compliance program, but still exhibits an unwillingness to cooperate with his investigation.

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This week on AppleInsider: 13 million iPhones, OS X El Capitan, Bell on board & more

10/03/2015, 01:10 pm

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus continued to play an important part in this week's news -- and AppleInsider had a chance to review the devices -- but the Mac had a brief moment to shine with the launch of OS X El Capitan, and Apple made a rare addition to its board of directors.

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Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks debut in China

09/29/2015, 09:09 pm

Apple announced a major expansion to its digital content offerings on Wednesday local China time as the company introduced the huge Asian market to Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks services.

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Apple appeals to Supreme Court in e-books price fixing antitrust case

09/17/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple is looking to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in order to overturn previous court decisions, which found that the company conspired with book publishers to fix the price of e-books.

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