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Amazon acknowledges contract standoff with Hachette

Internet retail giant admits restricting sales of the publisher's titles but calls it a justified negotiating approach.

By May. 27, 2014

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Amazon, Warner Home Video in standoff over 'Lego' preorders

Web giant stops taking advanced orders for some upcoming films in a possible attempt to increase its margins on sales.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May. 24, 2014

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Colbert insults Bezos and proves you don't need Amazon

Calling Jeff Bezos "Lex Loser," Stephen Colbert organizes a campaign to sell one first-time author's book through a different retailer.

By Jun. 13, 2014

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Amazon to launch mystery product with public spectacle

The e-commerce company invited customers to compete for the chance to join CEO Jeff Bezos at a new product event. Best bet: It's a new Amazon smartphone.

By Jun. 4, 2014

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E-book glitch leaves new J.K. Rowling novel unreadable

Harry Potter author's first adult novel arrives to mixed reviews, but e-book readers who bought the book today couldn't even read it.

By Sep. 27, 2012

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'The Astronaut Wives Club' drama to land on ABC

Will a drama about wives of astronauts have the right stuff? ABC orders 10 episodes of the original drama series to debut this summer.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Penguin finally settles with EU over e-book pricing

The book publisher will terminate agency contracts and will no longer adopt "most favored nation" pricing clauses.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Qantas: Forget the Kindle, read a book we just wrote for you

The Australian airline has created what it believes are books of the perfect length and style for your flight. But how does it know how fast you read?

By May. 16, 2013

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Kindle refund more than doubles in e-book settlement

Amazon says customers who previously purchased books from the publishers involved in the Apple e-book settlement are estimated to receive between $0.73 to $3.82 per Kindle book.

By Aug. 30, 2013