Authors Guild, Barnes & Noble, others file brief supporting Apple in Supreme Court appeal of e-book antitrust case

Article Image Several organizations — the Authors Guild, Authors United, Barnes & Noble, and the American Booksellers Association — have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, backing Apple in its attempt to appeal a 2013 antitrust case over e-book deals.

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Anonymous may have hijacked thousands of routers for zombie botnet

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A new report from security firm Incapsula indicates malware authors have found a way to exploit tens of thousands of routers loaded with the same flawed firmware — and there’s some indication that Anonymous is pulling at least a few of the strings.

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SoHo Apple Store hosts 'Becoming Steve Jobs' book reading, Q&A session with authors

Authors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli visited the Apple Store SoHo in New York on Thursday to read selections from their hotly anticipated biography “Becoming Steve Jobs” and field questions from what quickly became a packed house.



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Weapons of World War III: How new technology will affect the next great conflict

US Air Force: Global Hawk surveillance drone
AUSTIN–During a panel this week at South by Southwest Interactive 2015, authors Peter Singer and August Cole discussed their collaboration on Ghost Fleet, a novel about the next great superpower conflict. Part of the reason they wrote the book is to be able to paint a picture, in fiction, of how big future wars might be fought…

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Authors to rebuke Amazon over Hachette dispute with full-page NYT ad

Nearly 1,000 authors affected by the onging e-book spat between Amazon and Hachette have signed their names to a letter — set to run as a full-page advertisement in the Sunday New York Times later this week — imploring the online retailer to settle the dispute and calling on readers to voice their displeasure directly to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.



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Hachette Banished to Amazon's Woodshed


Hachette — whose stable of best-selling authors includes J.K. Rowling and James Patterson — remains at loggerheads with Amazon over renewal of a book distribution deal between the two. The stalemate has slowed the flow of books from the publisher to the online retailer to a crawl. Negotiations have been going on for more than a month, but it’s only in recent days that the snag between the companies has come to light. The first signs of trouble were slow restocking times at Amazon.

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