Exclusive Audio-Book Deal Between Apple and Amazon Has Ended

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The deal was signed before 2008 when Amazon bought audio book supplier Audible, which had the Apple iBooks contract. The terms of the agreement meant Audible could not offer audio books to any other company and Apple had to take audio books only from Audible according to the BBC  “With the deletion of the exclusivity […]


Bitcoins join global bank network

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Via BBC A currency exchange that specialises in virtual cash has won the right to operate as a bank. Bitcoin-Central got the go-ahead thanks to a deal with French financial firms Aqoba and Credit Mutuel. The exchange is one of many that swaps bitcoins, computer generated cash, for real world currencies. The change in status […]