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# Ebooks

All time
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you read 'real' books or ebooks most regularly?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# weird smut
8 erotic Kindle ebooks that will make you question everything
We’re all… doomed?
# Patience
You can't buy adult eBooks in Germany until after 10pm
It’s been ruled that an old law for adult films applies to eBooks.
# Fixing
Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitor from ebooks case
The company tried to block the monitor saying he had a personal bias against it.
# mile high gaming
It's official, gadgets allowed on US flights by the end of the year
Mobile phones still cannot be used for voice calls while in flight says the Federal Aviation Administration.
# game of whoops
Mortifying format error in Game of Thrones ebook
“She glimpsed a skinny boy atop George RR Martin.”
# Apple
Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books
A New York judge has found Apple guilty of price-fixing for ebooks.
# school books
End of heavy schoolbags? Students welcome eBooks to classrooms
The ASTI has welcomed the sale of new eBook apps by Folens, but cautioned that the Government must ensure that all students have “equal access to quality educational experiences”.
# Ebooks
EU investigates Apple, publishers over e-book sales
Apple, Penguin and four other publishers are being investigated for possible breaches of the EU’s competition rules.
# Pottermore
Watch: JK Rowling announces the further adventures of Harry Potter
Harry Potter author says thank you to fans with special announcement about “Pottermore”.
# Amazon
Kindle ebook sales now higher than paperbacks on Amazon
Website sells 115 Kindle ebooks for every 100 paperbacks.
# Amazon
Amazon temporarily pulls book advising ways to manipulate the site
Ebook author says his publication was withdrawn by the website which had refused to remove a controversial paedophile’s guide from their listings two months ago.