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Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook

Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook | The daily digest | Scoop.it
After years of false starts, bundling e-books with print books may have gotten the spark it needed Tuesday morning when Amazon announced an October launch date for Kindle MatchBook.
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Taking Stock of Overstock

Taking Stock of Overstock | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Until Overstock began its price war with Amazon in late July, the companay and its CEO Patrick M. Byrne had kept a relatively low profile in the book business.
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Google will sell and rent digital textbooks starting in August

Google will sell and rent digital textbooks starting in August | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Google will start selling and renting digital textbooks through the Play store next month, in a move that could help it compete against Amazon’s Kindle textbook business.
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Amazon launches Kindle tablets & e-book readers in India

Amazon launches Kindle tablets & e-book readers in India | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Last week, Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd, part of the world’s largest e-commerce firm Amazon.com, launched its marketplace in India at Amazon.in. The firm…
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EC confirms crackdown on e-book VAT

EC confirms crackdown on e-book VAT | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Amazon to be stripped of tax advantage on sale of ebooks

Amazon to be stripped of tax advantage on sale of ebooks | The daily digest | Scoop.it
European commission tells Luxembourg to end VAT loophole, a decision that could close the gap with British ebook prices...
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Amazon makes UK publishers pay 20% VAT on ebook sales

Amazon makes UK publishers pay 20% VAT on ebook sales | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Luxembourg-based company profits from European tax anomaly, itself paying only 3% VAT on digital books sold to UK readers...
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The Positive Economics of Ebook Bundling and Amazon’s MatchBook

The Positive Economics of Ebook Bundling and Amazon’s MatchBook | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Ebook bundling is not a new concept. Offering readers a low cost or even free ebook when they purchase a print book has been discussed widely in the book
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Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores

Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores | The daily digest | Scoop.it
The Justice Department has set out proposals of what Apple should do to fix the harm from its efforts to fix prices in ebook market. The proposals are likely to be very unpopular with Apple.
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DoJ Seeks Comprehensive Injunction in Apple E-book Case

DoJ Seeks Comprehensive Injunction in Apple E-book Case | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Apple would be prohibited from “entering into agreements with suppliers of e-books, music, movies, television shows or other content that are likely to increase the prices at which Apple’s competitor retailers may sell that content.”...
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Everything you need to know about the great e-book price war

Everything you need to know about the great e-book price war | The daily digest | Scoop.it
How the DOJ's antitrust lawsuit against Apple and the Big Six book publishers will affect the business of lit
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Amazon Debuts ‘Send To Kindle Button’

Amazon Debuts ‘Send To Kindle Button’ | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Amazon’s new Send To Kindle Button is a new web application that allows users with Kindle accounts to send content they encounter on a website or blog to their Kindle supported e-readers to read at a later time.
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Amazon Wants to Get Into the Used E-Book Business -- Or Bury It

Amazon Wants to Get Into the Used E-Book Business -- Or Bury It | The daily digest | Scoop.it
There is no such thing as a dog-eared e-book -- each copy is forever perfect. But a new Amazon patent could go a long way toward making the digital media in our lives a lot more like the physical version.
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Amazon launches India Kindle store | The Bookseller

Amazon launches India Kindle store | The Bookseller | The daily digest | Scoop.it

Amazon has opened an India Kindle store on Amazon.com, as well as launching the device for sale at Croma retail stores across the country. The Kindle Store includes over one million titles, priced in rupees.

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