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Apple won't hold an event in February, developers might want to drop marketing images of white iPhones, and Cupertino picks up a Redmond refugee.
Amazon said flooding in Thailand and economic problems in Europe weighed on its financial results for the fourth quarter but it also said it was pleased with the results, which disappointed investors.
Apple wants to stop Kodak from bankrolling its recovery on patents that it may not own; one company says people are downloading those new iPad textbooks like they're going out of style; and blazing fast Wi-Fi may be coming to a Mac near you sometime this year.
One textbook CEO pins all the glory on Steve Jobs, Samsung pins its hopes on an anti-iPhone ad, and one attorney pins the blame for a stolen computer on Apple itself.
Holiday sales of new tablets and e-readers have catapulted ebook borrowing at many of the nation's libraries, raising the question of how libraries can keep up with the demand.
A summary of Apple's Thursday announcements, including iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and the new iTunes U app.
Acer takes a page from Apple's playbook--well, more like a slide or two from its presentation deck--while Microsoft's hyperbole engines are still firing on all cylinders. And CES becomes the place to launch your products off a short pier.
After strong holiday sales of the Nook ereader, bookseller Barnes & Noble is considering spinning off its Nook digital business to help it grow.
Amazon announced Thursday that it's selling more than a million Kindles per week. So what does that mean?
According to the head of the Justice Department's antitrust division, the federal agency is investigating anticompetitive behavior in the pricing of e-books, joining the European Union.
Apple magnanimously offers Samsung some help in designing its mobile devices, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority refuses to be railroaded, and it's all the excitement of subscription negotiations for just 70 percent of the price--and that still may be too much.
The iPhone 4S's camera is launching the newest iPhone to such great heights, even while its competitors are down in the bargain bin. Elsewhere, the publishing industry refuses to crack a history book on the music business and New York's newest Apple Store will probably remained behind the curtain for a bit longer.
Barnes & Noble began selling its new 7-inch Nook Tablet for $249 on Wednesday, earlier than executives said it would appear.
Barnes & Noble launched its widely expected tablet Monday, taking on the soon-to-be released tablet from book-selling rival Amazon.
Amazon late Wednesday unveiled the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, which lets Kindle device owners who are Prime members borrow books at no additional cost.