Michael Jordaan injects investment in e-book start-up

2015-02-16 12:35

A venture capital company backed by the former First National Bank CEO has invested in a digital publishing company.

Judge approves $450m Apple ebook settlement

2014-11-23 07:23

A US judge has signed off on Apple's $450m legal deal to compensate consumers harmed by an illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books.

Apple 'conspired to raise e-book prices'

2013-07-11 11:14

A judge has ruled that Apple conspired with five major publishers to raise prices e-books sales on the Internet

Publisher speeds up library e-books

2013-03-28 14:13

The publisher of Khaled Hosseini, Harlan Coben and other popular authors has decided that it's comfortable with letting libraries offer e-book editions of brand new releases.

E-books push erotic sales

2012-10-14 22:44

Flush with the success of Fifty Shades of Grey , erotic literature is increasingly finding ardent fans among women seduced by the discretion afforded by e-books, publishers say.

Apple rejects e-book collusion charge

2012-04-13 14:37

Apple says US government charges that it worked with publishers to fix the price of e-books is not true.

EU may settle with e-book publishers

2012-03-12 14:09

The EU's antitrust chief says it is open to a settlement with e-book publishers if they offer concessions to resolve competition concerns.


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The Amazon Kindle experience - part 1

2011-01-24 16:07

Want to know what it's really like having an E-reader? Ardent book lover Jackie Janse van Rensburg tell us how the Kindle changed her life.

Lonely planet launches e-book guides

2010-08-05 00:00

A publisher of popular travel guides has launched interactive e-books for popular European destinations.


Apple ebook suit is not yet over

2014-11-23 12:25

Apple is appealing a settle which upholds 2013 ruling that is violated antitrust laws by orchestrating a conspiracy with five publishers to raise e-book prices.

Amazon mulls e-books in the Netherlands

2014-09-24 12:46

Online retailer Amazon is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands.

CEO highlights Apple role in e-book case

2013-06-06 08:26

A top publishing executive has acknowledged Apple's role in reshaping the pricing model for electronic books.

Penguin to end agreement with Apple

2012-12-19 09:31

Penguin Group has agreed to join three other publishers in a settlement following an e-book price-fixing conspiracy with Apple.

Amazon - Kindle users entitled to refunds

2012-10-14 22:14

Owners of's Kindle e-readers will receive refunds on past e-book purchases and see e-book prices drop if a judge approves legal settlements with publishers accused of fixing prices.

US accuses Apple of e-book price-fixing

2012-04-11 17:03

The US government has filed a lawsuit against Apple and several major publishers for colluding on the prices of e-books.

Free e-books: sales rocket

2009-08-07 18:09

Open-minded publishers have found that giving away the first of a series as an e-book leads leads to rocketing sales for other books.

The Amazon Kindle experience - part 2

2011-01-24 16:14

Want to know what it's really like having an E-reader? Ardent book lover Jackie Janse van Rensburg tell us how the Kindle changed her life.

E-books getting kids to read

2010-10-01 15:24

Are E-books making headway in getting kids to read? A recent study shows that this may be the case.

E-books a safer option?

2010-06-28 13:43

The slow rise of electronic books is paving the way for more safe-bet fiction blockbusters and serial-type books.

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