– Apple (NASD: AAPL) has signed a deal with Perseus Books Group, a large independent
publisher and distributor of titles from smaller presses, to offer titles for
sale on its forthcoming iPad, The New York Times reported. Perseus-distributed
presses include City Lights Books, Harvard Business School Press and Zagat. Apple
has already secured deals with five of the six biggest publishing houses to
include their titles in its iBookstore for the iPad.