Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.
Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.
That's the claim in a new report, which says News Corp. would like to have more leverage in negotiations with booksellers.
Simon & Schuster is the third of the five publishers accused of illegally fixing e-book prices with Apple's help to settle an antitrust suit brought by 29 states.
Just two weeks ago, with their contract set to expire, a deal between Amazon and the book publisher didn't look too promising. Now the standoff has ended, though neither is revealing details.
Famed movie producer Brian Grazer aims to show people how curiosity -- even more than innovation and creativity -- can be the force that drives success at work and in life.
Here's a snapshot of the high-profile hubbub between those who make art and the online firms that sell it.
The company is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its $9 monthly e-book subscription service.
"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.
"The X-Files" star and co-writer Jeff Rovin explore unexplained phenomenon in their upcoming sci-fi thriller "A Vision of Fire."