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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.

Digital Reading Room: Art appreciation

The highlight of our semi-regular look at content-rich apps for your tablet is highlighted by one that delivers a complete portrait of one of history’s great artists.

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Remains of the Day: Never forget

Amazon took not just a page from Apple's book, but apparently a whole site. Elsewhere, Intel is telling it like it is, and Jonathan Ive racks up yet another major award.

Comixology takes responsibility for not allowing explicit comic in iOS app

Creator Brian K. Vaughan said earlier this week that the latest issue of his comic Saga would not be available via Comixology, due to some explicit images--but the same issue is available via Apple's iBookstore.

Digital Reading Room: Ready for liftoff

Space continues to be a fertile ground for tablet apps, as we profile an iPad offering that explores NASA's Space Shuttle program.

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Amazon to acquire Goodreads book recommendation site

Amazon.com will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.

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Hands on with Marvel's new subscription comics app

With Saturday's release of the new Marvel Unlimited iOS app (an Android app is forthcoming), Marvel's subscription comic service has a new name and a home on mobile devices at last. Jason Snell goes hands-on.

Amazon warns users not to install current version of the Kindle app for iOS

A bug wipes out your books in the Kindle app for iOS.

Digital Reading Room: Apps that reach for the sky

We go up in the air and out into space with this installment of the Digital Reading Room, as a trio of tablet apps about space, World War II, and photography take flight.

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Macworld/iWorld Video: Alternative publishing

Here's a video highlight from our panel discussion of alternative publishing at the recent Macworld/iWorld conference.

Alternative Publishing - Macworld iWorld 2013

A panel discusses alternative publishing and how it pertains to digital ebooks and documents.

Digital Reading Room: The next big thing

From dinosaurs to Big Data, our biweekly look at content-rich apps tackles some big topics in this latest installment.

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Digital Reading Room: Expert advice

The iPad doesn't automatically make you an expert on a diverse array of subjects. But the apps we feature in this week's column put expertise on classical music, evolution, and graphic design right at your fingertips.

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Digital Reading Room: Counting it down

We end 2012 with the quantity and quality of content-rich apps on the upswing. But expectations for these tablet apps are higher, too.

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