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Regulator Shuts Down Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies in China

Apple's iBook Store and iTunes Movies have become unavailable in China, after Beijing last month imposed stricter regulations on online publishing, particularly for foreign firms (via the New York Times). The services have been shut down after China's media regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television, asked Apple to do so....

Apple Brings Enhanced Harry Potter Editions Exclusively to iBooks

Apple today announced that enhanced editions of all seven books in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series are available exclusively on the iBooks Store in 32 countries for $11.99 (CAD) each. The books feature the full original text, interactive animations, author annotations and elaborate artwork that bring these stories to life in a special way. “I’m...

Apple Asks Supreme Court to Hear eBook Case

Apple has turned to the US Supreme Court in an effort to overturn a federal judge's ruling that found the company guilty of eBook price fixing when it launched the iBook store alongside the original iPad in 2010, reports Fortune. “This case . . . presents issues of surpassing importance to the United States economy,”...