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Apple talking with Hearst, McGraw-Hill over tablet deals

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Jan 2010 0:23 User comments (1)

Apple talking with Hearst, McGraw-Hill over tablet deals Apple is reportedly in talks with major publishers Hearst, McGraw-Hill and Hachette Book Group over deals that will have magazines, educational, and trade titles available via the company's upcoming tablet.
Hachette would distribute books, Hearst would provide magazines, and McGraw-Hill would provide electronic versions of college textbooks. Hearst has popular print magazines such as Esquire and Marie Claire, however no deal is set yet, say sources.

All three publishers declined comment.

The tablet is expected to launch on the 27th at Apple's next event.

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123.1.2010 4:11

They would have to offer some great deals on books to make it worth the $800 more than the other ebook readers.

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