Posts tagged as: Penguin

Macmilllian, Penguin Release Settlement Notices to e-Book Customers

Two of the five publishers accused of conspiring with Apple to inflate e-book prices, Macmillan and Penguin, have started issuing emails to e-book customers, informing them of rights, responsibilities, and proposed terms in the legal settlement the companies negotiated. Under current terms, the publishers would distribute approximately $162.25 million to customers who bought e-books at […]

Penguin, Random House Officially Announce Merger Plans

Penguin and Random House have announced they will merge to become the world’s biggest English-language book publisher – about 25% of all consumer books written in English. This is likely a result of the ever-growing and competing e-book market, though neither admits it. Under the terms, Random House will own 53 percent of Penguin Random […]

Amazon Promises Refunds for Some e-Book Purchases

As a result of a possible settlement between the Department of Justice and three publishers involved in a lawsuit regarding e-book price fixing, owners of Kindle e-readers will receive refunds on past e-book purchases. Amazon told Kindle owners on Saturday that they could receive a refund of between $0.30 and $1.32 per book for books […]

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