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In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.

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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple's attempt to have its ebooks antitrust monitor removed has failed, but the court will impose boundaries on the appointee.

iBooks textbooks and iTunes U courses come to Italy, Japan, and more

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks textbooks and the iTunes U Course Manager would be available in new countries within Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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10 great apps for your new iPad Air or iPad mini

That new iPad you got for the holidays will seem a little barren until you start adding some apps. We can tell you what you should download.

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Apple adds gifting options to the iBookstore

If it's digital books your family and friends love to read, Apple has a gift for them and for you. After long being the company's sole online store without gifting options, the iBookstore now allows you to send ebooks to your friends and family.

Digital Reading Room: The final chapter

We close out our look at content-rich mobile apps with a round-up of the ones that caught our eye over the last year.

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Apple fixes trackpad and graphics issues on new Retina MacBook Pros

With new models come new problems, but with a bunch of updates Apple hopes to squash some bugs in its latest Retina MacBook Pro models.

Hands-on with Next Issue magazine app for iPhone

Next Issue has finally brought its all-you-can-read app to the iPhone and iPod touch. Was it worth the wait?

Digital Reading Room: Package deal

It's not just what's in apps that matters; how that content is put together is important, too, as we learn with this week's round-up of tablet apps.

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Oyster offers all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

A startup called Oyster wants to become your “Netflix for e-books.”

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Digital Reading Room: The Collector

A new app from The Atlantic looks to collect the best of its websites into a weekly iPad offering. But is it worth adding to your collection of tablet apps?

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Digital Reading Room: Breaking it down

An enhanced iBook that gets your ready for this weekend's return of Breaking Bad leads this installment of multimedia-rich apps for your tablet.

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Legal ruling

Apple: DOJ's proposed ebook price fixing remedy 'draconian' and 'unprecedented'

Apple responded on Friday with vigorous opposition to the Depart of Justice's suggested remedies in the ebook price fixing case.

Legal ruling

DOJ proposes contract terminations, App Store rule changes, in Apple ebook case

The Department of Justice on Friday issued its suggestion for remedies in light of its guilty verdict against Apple in the ebook price-fixing case.

Kindle iOS app offers free samples, straddles Apple's in-app purchase rules

Amazon's updated its Kindle app for iOS to allow for searching and downloading of free ebook samples, which lets it partially sidestep provisions of Apple's in-app purchase policies.