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Clockwise Podcast: Chromebooks, ebooks, Surface ads, and broken TVs

The days of electronics repair are over! Plus, Microsoft's aggressive Surface ads, the true value of an ebook, and a visit to the land of Chromebooks. With guests Jason Cross and Melissa Riofrio.

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Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlement

Apple's agreement to pay $400 million to consumers depends on the outcome of its appeal

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Amazon says cheaper e-books are better for everyone in latest Hachette war salvo

Amazon argues for price elasticity as messy dispute with Hachette drags on.

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read e-books for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.

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Apple reaches $400 million settlement with states over ebook price-fixing

If the decision against Apple is upheld in appeal, the company will pay out the funds to affected consumers in 33 states and territories.

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Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet.

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Legal ruling

Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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Appeals court denies Apple bid to delay e-books damages trial

An appeals court denied Apple's request for a stay during appeal.

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Amazon 'not optimistic' about ending book standoff with Hachette any time soon

Amazon recommends buying affected titles from its third-party sellers or competitors

on pcworld.com

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All-you-can-read kids service Epic adds a thousand new books from HarperCollins

With 4000 titles, lots of great series, and a new mega publisher on board, the free trial is worth checking out.

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