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Gigaom | Six book publishing lessons from Open Road Media’s first three years

Advertisement<p>When the former HarperCollins CEO Jane Friedman cofounded Open Road Media in 2009, the publisher was one of the first of its kind: The …

Kindle Fire HD spreads to 170 countries

Amazon plans to begin shipping the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets next month to over 170 countries.<p>In an announcement Thursday, the Internet giant said that the Kindle Fire tablets are now available for preorder through the company's Web site and that shipments will start June 13.<p>The …

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Gigaom | Apple ebook antitrust trial set for 9-12 days in early June

Advertisement<p>The Justice Department, state governments and Apple(s aapl) met in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday before U.S. District Denise Cote to …

Apple likely to lose ebook price-fix case hints judge before trial even starts

Apple is unlikely to be able to counter evidence that it conspired with publishers to inflate ebook prices, the federal judge overseeing the case has …

Gigaom | Six finalists in the book discovery Publishing Hackathon; winner to be announced at BEA

Advertisement<p>The Publishing Hackathon, held this past weekend at coworking space The Alley in New York, gave 30 teams a little over a day to come up …