e-books - updates

Rappler's latest stories on e-books


LIST: Where you can get free books online

Mar 26, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Catch up on your reading!

Paulo Coelho puts up free e-books on website

Mar 21, 2020 - 10:41 AM

'During the current COVID-19 pandemic, I posted some e-books for free,' the author writes on Instagram

J.D. Salinger’s works to finally go digital

Aug 14, 2019 - 11:43 AM

E-book versions of Salinger's 4 books, including 'The Catcher in the Rye' will be available soon

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 1-7, 2017

May 07, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Must watch videos from the past week

Why Justice Carpio wants China to read his e-book

May 06, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Through his new e book on the South China Sea dispute Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio hopes to convince the Chinese that China s 9 dash line is baseless

VLOG: Justice Carpio, naglunsad ng South China Sea e-book

May 05, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio wants the e book to also reach a Chinese audience

Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

Jun 23, 2016 - 1:20 PM

The new Kindle has more features but will still retail for as low as 80 in the US

Amazon goes upscale with new Kindle e-reader

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:08 AM

The Kindle Oasis the 8th generation e reader from Amazon will be available April 27 starting at 290 for US customers

AMAZON'S NEW KINDLE. The Kindle Oasis, the 8th generation e-reader from Amazon, will be available April 27 starting at $290 for US customers, Image from Amazon

US Supreme Court affirms ruling in Apple e-books case

Mar 08, 2016 - 2:20 PM

The top court upholds the 2013 ruling of a New York judge who said Apple and publishers fixed e book prices

epa05177567 A view of an Apple Store before a small rally in support of the company's privacy policy in New York, New York, USA, 23 February 2016. Apple is currently in a legal dispute with the FBI, which has requested that Apple unlock the iPhone of one of the people involved in the San Bernardino terrorist attacks. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

How National Bookstore's 'Nanay Coring' grows a nation of readers

Mar 21, 2015 - 4:29 PM

I wanted to help people learn since I myself was poor but eager to learn says Socorro Nanay Coring Ramos founder and chairman of National Bookstore

STAYING HUMBLE. Despite all her successes, Nanay Coring says it is best to be humble. Photo from www.gonegosyo.net

Apple reaches settlement in ebook price fixing case

Jun 17, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The plaintiffs seek 840 million in damages from Apple arguing Apple overcharged consumers on e books to the tune of 280 million

The magic of the physical book

Sep 16, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Are you a physical book person or an e book person?

TURN THE PAGE. Reading a physical book is an experience different from reading an e-book

Kindle MatchBook matches print with digital

Sep 04, 2013 - 2:45 PM

In October Amazon will offer low cost or free digital versions of new physical books people have bought from Amazon since 1995

MATCHBOOK. Amazon plans to match people's physical book purchases with low-cost digital editions when October rolls around. Screen shot from Amazon.com

Life and Style wRap: E-book scam, deadly dairy

Aug 03, 2013 - 5:57 PM

An e book price fixing scheme Louis Vuitton and fatal bacteria in New Zealand products

E-SCAM. Apple and 5 publishers participated in an e-book price-fixing scheme

E-books: US tells Apple to cut publishing ties

Aug 02, 2013 - 10:59 PM

The US Justice Department also submitted a plan for Apple to make it easier for its rivals to sell books on its platforms

Apple, US gov't spar in antitrust trial finale

Jun 21, 2013 - 11:02 AM

Apple and the US government offer their closing arguments in an ebook antitrust case

China court orders Apple to pay for copyright violation

Dec 28, 2012 - 7:36 PM

Apple was ordered to pay a fine of 165 908 to 8 Chinese writers and two companies for violating their copyrights