The tech giant's potential purchase could help it compete in an area dominated by Amazon's prized e-book business, according to TechCrunch.
The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.
Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.
Honoring Gustav Klimt, the erotic Austrian painter, Google allows its logo to wrap itself around a couple wrapping themselves around each other.
How much do you know about Nintendo? Founded in 1889, the company operated for over 80 years making playing cards.
It seems that sales of female-targeted erotica are pointing up. One report attributes this to the additional privacy offered by tablets. Yes, people think you're reading Jane Eyre, but you're not.
The settlement hinges on the success or failure of the company's appeal of a ruling that found it conspired with publishers to fix prices.
The settlement comes less than a month before the scheduled beginning of the trial, in which $840 million in damages was sought from Apple.
Apple has updated its Pro laptop line -- all 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM but with no price increase, and the old 13-inch has even got cheaper.
After the tech giant agrees to pay millions in the e-book price-fixing lawsuit, the presiding judge says, "I'm concerned about the terms of the settlement."