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Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

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.

By July 29, 2014

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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

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The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know

It was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we learned even more as reporters sifted through a trove of stolen documents from the Hollywood studio.

By December 21, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Apple could fork over $400M to settle e-books price-fixing suit

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.

By July 16, 2014

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Amazon and Hachette settle bitter e-book dispute

The end to a public fight between the publishing industry and the massive e-book distributor could spell relief for authors. It also gives Amazon customers access, finally, to Hachette titles.

By November 13, 2014

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Seven TVs that defined 2014

If 2014 was the best of times for TVs, it was also the worst of times. The death of plasma, the birth of OLED. The emergence of 4K. And the dumbing down of smart TV. Join us for a tour, won't you?

By December 16, 2014

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Name your own price for the Humble sci-fi e-book bundle

As little as a penny nets you five solid reads. Anything over $12 adds some sci-fi legends to the mix, including Bear, Ellison, and Zahn.

By July 10, 2014

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Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster

Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.

By October 20, 2014

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The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?

By December 21, 2014