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Apple highlights self-published iBooks titles as 'Breakout Books'

02/05/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple has begun promoting self-published titles on the iBookstore under the banner of "Breakout Books."

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Apple reportedly renewing Japanese iBookstore efforts in 2013

01/02/2013, 10:01 pm

Apple is reportedly looking to make a serious attempt at entering the Japanese e-book market with its iBookstore, and is currently said to be in discussions with some of the country's top publishing houses.

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Apple highlights 'Best of 2012' on iTunes, App Store & iBookstore

12/13/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple on Thursday published a list highlighting some of the best content available on its broad array of storefronts, including the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore.

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EU ends antitrust probe after Apple, publishers agree to let retailers set e-book prices

12/13/2012, 08:12 am

A European Union antitrust probe into Apple and major publishers was officially ended on Thursday, after regulators accepted a deal from those being investigated.

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Monthly single-issue DC comics come to Apple's iBookstore

11/07/2012, 04:11 pm

DC Entertainment announced on Wednesday that its entire lineup of new titles are now available day-and-date for download via Apple's iBookstore for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

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European Union expected to accept Apple's e-book settlement

11/06/2012, 10:11 am

Regulators with the European Union are reportedly set to accept an offer made by Apple and four book publishers to settle an antitrust investigation.

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iBooks 3.0 now available, adds iCloud purchase support, scrolling theme

10/23/2012, 08:10 pm

Just hours after Apple announced iBooks 3.0 at its special iPad mini event on Tuesday, the company has made the app available for download, bringing a number of new features to the iOS e-reader.

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Apple launches new iBooks with auto scrolling, social sharing, new languages

10/23/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new version of iBooks that adds new features such as sharing of content through social networks, a new scrolling theme, and new language support.

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Apple's iBookstore set to launch in 18 new countries at 'iPad mini' event

10/23/2012, 12:10 am

An iBooks publishing label has reportedly discovered that Apple may take its iBookstore live in 18 countries as soon as Tuesday, which lines up perfectly with a special event at which the much-rumored 7.85-inch "iPad mini" is expected to debut.

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Rumor roundup: What to expect from Apple's 'iPad mini' event

10/22/2012, 04:10 pm

With only hours to go before Apple's special event kicks off in San Jose, Calif., AppleInsider offers a collection of the latest news and rumors about the "iPad mini," 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, and other products said to be in Apple's pipeline.

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'iPad mini' event reaffirmed to highlight education uses

10/22/2012, 09:10 am

At its media event on Tuesday, Apple reportedly plans to make a point of showcasing how its new, smaller iPad will be particularly useful in the classroom.

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Apple leaks mention of iBooks 3.0, reinforcing iPad mini focus on ebooks

10/20/2012, 02:10 pm

The appearance of the yet unreleased "iBooks 3.0" as a requirement for certain titles in Apple's iBookstore suggests the company will soon update its ebook client app for iOS, likely in conjunction with the release of iPad mini.

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Rumored 'iPad mini' event to focus on iBooks, report says

10/12/2012, 06:10 pm

Shortly after it was reported that Apple is "likely" to unveil a 7.85-inch iPad at an as-yet-unannounced event on Oct. 23, a separate report claims the alleged product announcement will focus on the purported tablet's e-book capabilities.

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Barnes & Noble introduces 9" Nook HD+ touchscreen tablet

09/26/2012, 11:09 am

Barnes & Noble has announced two new tablets in its latest Nook lineup, led by a larger 9-inch model that will compete more directly with Apple's iPad, as well as the new 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD.

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Notification in iOS 6 beta hints at iBooks for Apple TV

09/05/2012, 08:09 am

An error message displayed in the latest beta of iOS 6 for Apple TV suggests that support for iBooks may be coming to Apple's set-top box.

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Apple, publishers offer e-book pricing concessions to avoid antitrust suit

08/31/2012, 10:08 am

Looking to avoid an antitrust suit from the European Union, Apple and four publishers have offered concessions to retailers, including Amazon.com, that would allow them to sell e-books at a discounted rate for two years.

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App Store, iTunes & iBook stores redesigned & improved in iOS 6

06/12/2012, 04:06 pm

Apple's three digital storefronts will see significant changes with the launch of iOS 6, including new looks and new functionality for the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBookstore.

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Briefly: Simon & Schuster settles; 9M Galaxy S III preorders; 10.1" Kindle Fire

05/18/2012, 01:05 am

Publisher Simon & Schuster has settled an e-book antitrust lawsuit brought by attorneys general from 29 states in the U.S., while a new report claims Samsung achieved nine million preorders for its Galaxy S III smartphone. Also, a rumor claims Amazon is suspending plans for an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire in favor of a 10.1-inch model due out later this year.

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Microsoft to invest $300M in Barnes & Noble's Nook e-book platform

04/30/2012, 08:04 am

Microsoft announced on Monday that it will take a $300 million stake in bookseller Barnes & Noble's digital Nook e-book business, potentially paving the way for a new spin-off company.

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Apple's ebook price-fixing court battle spills into Canada

04/21/2012, 01:04 am

A Canadian class-action lawsuit alleging that Apple and its partner ebook publishers colluded to artificially inflate the price of content offered through the iBookstore was given the go ahead to launch on Friday.

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