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Weekend Roundup: ‘Ringleader’ says Apple did not raise e-books prices

Posted By Dan Eldridge On June 16, 2013 @ 11:12 am In Morning Roundup | No Comments

‘Ringleader’ says Apple did not raise e-books prices [1] (Reuters)Weekend Roundup [2]
An Apple Inc executive at the center of an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. government said on Thursday the company “didn’t care” what price publishers set for e-books.

Steve Jobs originally didn’t want to enter the e-book market [3] (iDownloadBlog)
In a dose of irony that shouldn’t be lost on anyone and at a time when Apple’s Eddy Cue is being hauled before the U.S. Department of Justice in Manahattan, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services has admitted that Apple co-founder and then CEO Steve Jobs didn’t even want to sell e-books in the first place.

Can you inherit an e-book? [4] (Christian Science Monitor)
In settling the estate of my Aunt Eunice, who died recently at 94, her nieces and nephews gathered at her house a few months ago to divide her things, including her personal library.

Amazon giving away one free Kindle e-book daily in India [5] (Good e-Reader)
Amazon rolled out their hardware and App Store in India last week. To celebrate the launch, Amazon is giving away one free eBook a day until June 26th.

Kindle Daily Deals [6]:  Michael Connelly’s “Lincoln Lawyer” legal thrillers (and 3 others)


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[1] ‘Ringleader’ says Apple did not raise e-books prices: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/13/us-apple-ebooks-idUSBRE95C1ES20130613

[2] Image: http://www.teleread.com/morning-roundup/weekend-roundup-ringleader-says-apple-did-not-raise-e-books-prices/attachment/doj-iphone/

[3] Steve Jobs originally didn’t want to enter the e-book market: http://www.idownloadblog.com/2013/06/15/jobs-didnt-want-ibooks/

[4] Can you inherit an e-book?: http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2013/0615/Can-you-inherit-an-e-book

[5] Amazon giving away one free Kindle e-book daily in India: http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/amazon-giving-away-1-free-kindle-ebook-daily-in-india/

[6] Kindle Daily Deals: http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000677541

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