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Regulators Bring Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple And E-Book Publishers
2012-03-08 13:47:10

The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly accused Apple and five large American publishers of colluding to raise the price of e-books.

Image 1 - Amazon Inc. Unveils New Tablet Computer For $199
2011-09-28 09:22:02

Amazon Inc. unveiled a new tablet computer to try and compete with Apple Inc.'s market dominating iPad.

2011-02-22 13:20:00

Amazon rolled out a streaming TV and movie service this week for its prime customers, taking a direct shot at its growing rival Netflix.

2010-06-22 05:45:00

Amazon and Barnes & Noble cut prices on their electronic book readers on Monday, responding to growing competitive pressure from Apple’s iPad.

2009-10-03 08:54:52

Amazon has settled a $150,000 lawsuit brought on by a high school student and another consumer that claimed the online retailer illegally deleted George Orwell's "1984" digital copies from their Kindle e-book readers.

2009-06-13 08:05:00

US-based Amazon Inc says it has agreed to pay Toys R Us $51 million to settle a longstanding breach-of-contract lawsuit.

2009-05-06 10:46:00

Urges Accessibility of New E-book Reader for Students BALTIMORE, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's oldest and largest organization of blind Americans, commented today on the release by Amazon, Inc.

2009-04-24 10:25:00

Amazon Inc’s first-quarter net profits outperformed analysts’ predictions, placing the company among the minority of tech firms that are still experiencing growth during the economic recession.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.