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Amazon (AMZN +0.4%) roundup: 1) Apple's (AAPL) lawsuit against Amazon over the name of its app...
Amazon (AMZN +0.4%) roundup: 1) Apple's (AAPL) lawsuit against Amazon over the name of its app store (Appstore for Android) has been dismissed at the request of both parties. Apple says it "no longer [sees] a need" to pursue the case, given the success of its App Store. 2) Amazon's publishing arm has launched a comic book imprint called Jet City Comics. Series' based on stories from writers Neal Stephenson, Hugh Howey, and George R.R. Martin are on tap. Book publishers haven't been thrilled about Amazon's efforts to compete with them.