Items tagged with harpercollins

A new lawsuit filed today by the law firm of Hagens, Berman, Sobol, and Shapiro alleges that a group of publishers including the Hatchette Book Group, HarperCollins, MacMillan, Penguin, and Simon & Schuster collaborated with Apple over several years to break Amazon's e-book pricing structure. The allegations are interesting in that they suggest formal cooperation between the various publishers and Apple, rather than painting the events of several years ago as the free market's solution to Amazon's attempt to dominate the market. The Price of Digital Ink Amazon's initial policy in the wake of... Read more...
In case you haven't heard, Apple has an even planned for the 27th of this month. No one knows for sure except for those who aren't saying, but all signs are pointing the release of the oft-rumored Apple Tablet that has been whispered about for months on end now. For those still doubting that such a product exists, you should probably have a look at a fresh piece from the Wall Street Journal. According to the article, famed publishing house HarperCollins is in talks with Apple to make e-books available for the introduction "of a new tablet device from Apple." Granted, these are still just rumors... Read more...