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Apple CEO Tim Cook is live on stage at the company’s special media event in California, and he just announced a new version of iBooks.
News and features:
- 400 million iBooks downloads
- Continuous scrolling
- Better integrated with iCloud— purchased books show up on shelf
- Fantastic new ways to share — tap favorite quote and share on Facebook and Twitter
- Supporting over 40 languages— new Korean, Chinese, Japanese
- Available today, free download
Education news and iBooks Author:
- iBooks textbooks reinvent the textbook full screen gorgeous layouts, interactive
- Textbook available for 80 percent of high school
- 2,500 US classrooms with iBooks textbooks
- Publishers can now take own fonts and provide custom look
- Multitouch widgets
- 94 percent of fortune 500 is testing or deploying iPad—seeing similar in smaller business
E-book ▪ October 14, 2012
Earlier this week, Amazon began letting customers know if they were eligible for a share of the $69 million state attorney settlements with Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon and Schuster. Today, Apple started notifying iBooks customers, who bought an iBook from April 1, 2010 to May 21, 2012, of the same payout.
The payout will be dispersed as Kindle/iBooks credit or customers can call a number to request a check for delivery in February.
Notably, if you purchased the Steve Jobs eBook bio from Simon and Schuster on iBooks or Amazon, you should receive this notice.
To be clear, this is separate from the Federal price-fixing case surrounding Apple and some publishers. Barnes and Noble and other eBook distributors are likely doing the same thing. The Amazon version is below:
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