Now all that's left is Apple. The Justice Department says it will continue to litigate against the electronics giant for allegedly conspiring with Macmillan and four other big book publishers to raise e-book prices.
Antitrust lawsuit accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to artificially hike prices. Now all but Apple and Macmillan have settled.
Following up on its Sunday statement that it is relenting to demands to raise e-book pricing above $9.99 for best sellers, Macmillan books are again available for sale via Amazon.com.
On the podcast: Amazon and Macmillan clash over online prices; Wikileaks shuts down; Robots evolve; and more.
Apple purges porn from the App Store, Macmillan introduces a new paradigm for textbooks, and how a cell phone jammer could help stop prisoners from doing business behind bars.
After e-books from publisher Macmillan were pulled from Amazon in a publishing dispute, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is protesting by pulling Amazon links from its Web site.
Amazon loses Macmillan Books in the Kindle store and then gets them back, AT&T is paying out big bucks in an early termination fee settlement, and Natali goes the entire show without saying the word iPad!
In the Macmillan-Amazon battle, one thing has become clear: it's time Amazon got out of the way of e-book pricing and let the market do its thing.
On today's show, Amazon gets called out on price-fixing, even though Macmillan wants to charge too much for e-books. AT&T redefines "unlimited," and Microsoft is redefining the bar code, Apple got the fake Flash out of its iPad ads, and big news! Jason ha
On today's show, Amazon gets called out on price-fixing, even though Macmillan wants to charge too much for e-books. AT&T redefines "unlimited," and Microsoft is redefining the bar code, Apple got the fake Flash out of its iPad ads, and big news! Jason had his baby, and Molly's coming back to Buzz Out Loud full time as of next week. Yeah, you read that right. Not a punk. See you Wednesday! -- Molly