The e-commerce giant had refused to sell e-book versions of titles distributed by IPG, which represents more than 500 publishers.
Amazon is accused of a pressure campaign to extract more favorable terms from publishers and distributors.
The tech giant says the combination will help its go-to-market strategy, branding, supply chain, and customer support. Analysts question the synergy.
ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.
HP refreshes its mobile workstation with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors.
This issue is going nuclear and a lot of people believe that charging $10 or more for the portability and convenience of an e-book is ridiculous.
On this week's show, BOL special counsel Gil Cabrera joins us to break down the mobile apps privacy protections (meh), the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights (unenforceable without Congress), and the "Do Not Track" button (weak). He's kind of a buzz kill. Also, poor little T-Mobile, Microsoft's most unprofessional legal lawyer ever, and Nilay Patel buzz-kills Pinterest, big time. Plus, "Into It/Not Into It" returns!
David Murphy steps into the senior VP role from Mercury Interactive, acquired by HP last year.
HP announced Wednesday that after its earnings plunged more than 10 percent it would cut salaries across the board.
iOS 4.2 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch lands today in iTunes, bringing multitasking to the iPad -- but are printer problems to blame for a late start?