Annual revenues generated from content delivered to mobile phones and tablets are on pace to surge roughly $25 billion over the next three years, reaching $65 billion worldwide by 2016, Juniper Research forecasts.
Starbucks is overhauling its long-running Pick of the Week digital content promotion and will now offer consumers free mobile applications and e-books directly through its branded app for Apple's iOS.
Barnes & Noble swung to steep quarterly losses stemming from declines in Nook tablet and e-reader sales during the holiday season.
Microsoft is poised to unveil a Windows 8-based tablet built in conjunction with bookseller Barnes & Noble and highlighted by Xbox Live gaming capabilities.
Google ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) is expanding the direct carrier billing options available across its Play multimedia storefront to include digital content like music, movies and e-books. Google Play already
Microsoft ( NASDAQ:MSFT ) will invest $300 million into a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary dedicated to advancing the bookseller's digital content strategy. The unit, tentatively named Newco, will
The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Apple and five publisher partners over allegations the companies conspired to fix the prices of e-books. The DOJ contends Apple colluded with publishers to
Amazon launched eBooks Kindle en Español, an addition to its Kindle Store offering more than 30,000 Spanish-language titles. The rollout also includes help pages and customer support services
A growing number of consumers in the U.S. and overseas are downloading premium media to their tablet devices despite the wide availability of free content, according to new data issued by Nielsen.
The U.S. Department of Justice reportedly has warned Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) and five of the largest U.S. publishing firms that it plans to sue them over alleged efforts to collude on e-book pricing.