Monday, January 18, 2010
Report: HarperCollins in e-book talks with Apple
The News Corp. book publishing subsidiary is negotiating with Apple to make electronic books available for the introduction of a new tablet device from Apple, according to people familiar with the situation, posing a challenge to Amazon.com, The Wall Street Journal is now reporting. "HarperCollins is expected to set the prices of the e-books, which would have added features, with Apple taking a percentage of sales. Details haven't been ironed out,'' the WSJ says.