Penguin vows to scrap Apple e-book deals

EU regulators accepted a pledge by British media group Pearson's Penguin unit to scrap its e-book deals with Apple which set price curbs on Amazon and other retailers, closing an antitrust case against the company.

Murdoch’s News Corp makes ‘1 bn pound cash offer’ to buy Penguin

The head of the News Corporation, which owns the rival HarperCollins, has indicated his interest in Penguin to the directors of Pearson, the publisher’s parent company.