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Topic: iBooks

US Justice Department details Apple's e-book 'conspiracy' in opening arguments

06/03/2013, 02:06 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice's opening statements in its antitrust lawsuit against Apple have been published online, laying the groundwork for what the government hopes will prove illegal collusion between Apple and book publishers that led to higher prices.

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Judge says evidence will likely show Apple culpable in e-book price fixing case

05/24/2013, 02:05 am

In rare pre-trial "tentative view," Judge Denise Cote said the U.S Department of Justice will likely be able to prove that Apple colluded with major book publishers to falsely inflate the prices of e-books sold through the iBookstore.

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Penguin agrees to $75M settlement in Apple iBooks price fixing lawsuit

05/22/2013, 11:05 am

Book publisher Penguin announced on Wednesday it has reached a $75 million "comprehensive agreement" with U.S. State Attorneys General and private class plaintiffs over e-book price fixing allegations connected to Apple and its iBookstore for iOS.

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Apple wins 'iBooks' trademark case leveled by New York book publisher

05/09/2013, 08:05 pm

A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday handed down a summary pro-Apple judgement in a case involving the "iBooks" trademark, denying plaintiff Black Tower Press its request for injunctive relief and corresponding damages.

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Penguin hopes to appease EU regulators by ending e-book deal with Apple

04/19/2013, 09:04 am

The nearly year and a half-long ebook antitrust investigation involving Apple and a handful of large publishers appears near an end, as Pearson's Penguin unit has offered to the European Commission to end the deals it made with Apple over ebook prices.

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Apple sought iBooks recommendation deal with Goodreads, was blocked by Amazon purchase

04/18/2013, 03:04 pm

Apple was reportedly interested in integrating book recommendations from the service Goodreads into the iBookstore, but those plans were tossed after Amazon bought the social networking site.

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Judge rules Tim Cook must participate in 4-hour testimony for e-book suit

03/13/2013, 02:03 pm

The judge presiding over a government antitrust case against Apple's iBookstore has ruled that CEO Tim Cook must testify in the case.

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Apple opens iBookstore in Japan with iBooks 3.1 update [u]

03/05/2013, 10:03 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its iBooks application for iOS, adding access to its digital iBookstore to users from Japan.

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Apple is lone holdout in DOJ e-book pricing case after Macmillan settles

02/08/2013, 11:02 am

Book publisher Macmillan has settled with the U.S. Department of Justice to avoid an e-book price fixing investigation, leaving Apple as the only company that has not yet reached an out-of-court settlement.

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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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