Kindle e-reader

An EU antitrust investigation looks like it will end with a concession from Apple and four major publishers that will allow Amazon to undercut them on e-book prices. Apple had basically set up a deal that would prevent anyone from undercutting it. The publishers in the pact were Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette Livre, and Macmillan.

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We hope there’s still room for more numbers and statistics regarding the mobile space in your life. While we’ve seen IDC released its worldwide figures for the smartphone and tablet race in Q3, here’s one more coming your way from Mary Meeker, an analyst and a partner of research firm KPCB, renowned for her annual Internet Trends report.

Apple iPhone

When it comes to product loyalty, Apple is known for having fans that stick by the company’s side no matter what. In fact, a 2011 survey conducted by Strategy Analytics suggested that 93 percent of Apple smartphone owners planned to buy a new iPhone down the road. Fast forwarding to 2012, how do things look? Actually the percent of happy iPhone owners has managed to drop down by 5 percent in the United States.