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After closing arguments, Apple's fate in e-book antitrust case goes to judge

"Word games," an "overreaching narrative" and a "case of inferences" were a few choice phrases used by attorney Orin Snyder Thursday in closing arguments for Apple in the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust, e-books price fixing case against the tech giant.

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Comixology iOS app develops new reading superpowers

Comixology's Comics app for iOS just got a new update with support for a fit-to-width reading mode and a new two-page display.

How Apple shook up the electronic book market

With concluding arguments in the government's antitrust suit against Apple's e-book pricing expected later this week, here's a look at what's gone down so far in the trial.

Remains of the Day: A spot of bother

One reporter tracks down her stolen phone, an influential judge passes on, and what Steve Jobs and Winnie the Pooh have in common.

Apple's Eddy Cue offers short answers in e-book antitrust trial

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue offered only short answers in testimony Thursday in federal court when questioned by U.S. Justice Department prosecutors trying to solidify their case that Apple, along with five of the largest book publishers, worked together to illegally set the prices of electronic books for the market.

iBooks to come to the Mac

The rumors are true: iBooks will come to the Mac as part of OS X Mavericks, with full support for iBooks Author books as well as ePubs and the iBookstore library.

Remains of the Day: Complete set

When it comes to music labels, Apple's gotta catch 'em all. Elsewhere, Google unwittingly gives the folks from Cupertino a helping hand, and you'll never guess what might show up at this year's WWDC.

Remains of the Day: By the book

The ebook negotiations game, in case you were wondering, is hardball. Meanwhile, Apple may start trading places (for your iPhone) and your MacBook Air may become even more magical.

Digital Reading Room: Museum piece

School may be winding down for the summer, but the learning continues year-round thanks to a trio of iPad apps that will immerse you in ancient history, wildlife, and modern design.

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DC's new digital comics offer interactive features, layered multimedia

On Tuesday, at the opening of a new exhibition at the Time Warner Medialab in New York, DC Entertainment's President, Diane Nelson, and Co-Publisher, Jim Lee announced a new storytelling technology that would soon start appearing in DC's digital comics line.

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The Apple ebook price-fixing suit: What it all means

On Monday, Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice square off in court over allegations of ebook price-fixing. Here's what you need to know before the trial kicks off.

Remains of the Day: Briefly legal

Cupertino exits one lawsuit even as it prepares to enter another, and one man shows you how to make your floppy disks play nicely with your iPad.

Remains of the Day: Holey wholesale holograms!

A longtime industry watcher moves to Cupertino, Steve Jobs's email to James Murdoch is marked as read, and Tim Cook dodges an inane "rumor."