Digital books

Amazon, HarperCollins reach multi-year publishing deal

E-commerce company Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins.

Apr 14, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Google prevails over authors in digital books case

Google Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused it of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission.

Nov 14, 2013, 23:16 PM IST

US judge boosts Google `fair use` defense of digital books

A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc`s legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it.

Sep 24, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

Students perform well regardless of reading print or digital books

Students did equally well on a test whether reading from a digital book or a printed one, a new research by an Indiana State University doctoral student has found.

May 27, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Google wins six-year battle with French publishers

Google and a group of French book publishers have reportedly resolved a long-running legal battle over the search giant’s book scanning and indexing efforts.

Jun 13, 2012, 10:51 AM IST

Apple, book publishers facing potential US suit

The Justice Department is threatening to sue Apple and five major US publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of digital books.

Mar 08, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

French court rules against Google over digitising books

A French court on Friday told Google that it cannot digitise French books without publishers` approval and ordered the online giant to pay 300,000 euros (USD 430,000) in damages.

Dec 19, 2009, 09:59 AM IST