Authors

09.29.14
Authors will fire back at Amazon with calls for a government investigation
09.29.14

Authors will fire back at Amazon with calls for a government investigation

If you've been following the protracted war between Amazon and Hachette, you know that Amazon's be...

By C. Velazco,   09.29.14
View
04.25.13
Apple to pay Chinese authors $118,000 for violating copyrights
04.25.13

Apple to pay Chinese authors $118,000 for violating copyrights

As reported by China Daily, a Beijing court has ordered Apple to pay three Chinese authors US$1...

By M. Tinsley,   04.25.13
View
04.25.13
Apple docked $118,000 by Chinese court for violating authors' copyrights
04.25.13

Apple docked $118,000 by Chinese court for violating authors' copyrights

Apple will have to pay three Chinese authors a total of $118,000 for stocking their books in its A...

By S. Dent,   04.25.13
View
04.22.13
Books you should read to better understand WoW
04.22.13

Books you should read to better understand WoW

No, this isn't a list of WoW novels. The thing is, World of Warcraft is built on the backs of a l...

By Matthew Rossi,   04.22.13
View
06.06.12
Ray Bradbury dies at 91, our world is that much poorer
06.06.12

Ray Bradbury dies at 91, our world is that much poorer

It's a sad day for science fiction fans everywhere, as Ray Bradbury has passed on at the age of 91...

By J. Fingas,   06.06.12
View
01.19.12
Apple announces free iBooks Author OS X app for publishing books to the App Store
01.19.12

Apple announces free iBooks Author OS X app for publishing books to the App Store

We're here at Apple's education-themed event at the Guggenheim museum in New York City, and the co...

By D. Wollman,   01.19.12
View
08.13.11
Amazon axes copied content, duplicate Kindle Store ebooks get the boot
08.13.11

Amazon axes copied content, duplicate Kindle Store ebooks get the boot

If we take a can of Spam and call it "Engadget's precooked pork meat product," you'll still know...

By L. Leavitt,   08.13.11
View
07.08.11
Chinese authors to petition Apple to halt book downloads
07.08.11

Chinese authors to petition Apple to halt book downloads

A group of Chinese authors is petitioning Apple to halt the distribution of their books through m...

By Michael Grothaus,   07.08.11
View
06.21.11
Self-published Kindle author breaks one million in sales, legs might have something to do with it
06.21.11

Self-published Kindle author breaks one million in sales, legs might have something to do with it

Our big, bad digital era's been caught red-handed overturning media industry business models befo...

By J. Volpe,   06.21.11
View