The government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial as the U.S. seeks to block the biggest U.S. book publisher from absorbing rival Simon & Schuster.
A federal judge in Maryland struck down a state law requiring publishers to make e-books available on “reasonable terms" to libraries if they were also being offered to the public.
Apprentice House Press has contributed the proceeds from author Rob Hiaasen’s books “Float Plan” and “Love Punch” to nonprofits promoting gun safety.
The nation’s top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to help farmers get ahead in the early 1900s.
NEW YORK — The Justice Department and 33 state attorneys general on Friday said they want to prevent Apple from entering into contracts with sellers of e-books, movies, music and other digital content that are likely to raise prices. The demand comes out of an antitrust suit against Apple Inc. and five e-book publishers. A […]
NEW YORK — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing “compelling evidence” from the words of the late Steve Jobs. Wednesday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in New York sided with government regulators’ […]
NEW YORK — News Corp. says its shareholders have approved a plan to split into two publicly traded companies. The company says approval came with an overwhelming majority of support. It did not immediately break down vote totals. News Corp. said Tuesday that it expects to complete the separation of its entertainment and publishing businesses […]
LOS ANGELES — News Corp. said its board of directors has approved plans to split its entertainment and publishing businesses into two separate companies. The company also adopted a shareholder-rights plan designed to prevent a hostile takeover in the volatile trading period after the split is complete. The New York-based media conglomerate also said Friday […]
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You haven’t gained weight. Not an ounce. That’s what you were thinking as you looked at the airplane seat to which you’d been assigned. You hadn’t gained weight, so the only explanation was that the seat was made for first-graders. If you could’ve gotten your knees out from under your chin and pulled the tray-table […]
It may be just your imagination, but the phone isn’t ringing as much as it used to. People aren’t coming in the door quite as often, either, and you’re not sure why. It could be the economy, but that’s supposed to be getting better. It could be the market, or the fickleness of the buying […]