The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.
1. States’ $69 million e-book settlement with publishers is preliminarily approved (PaidContent)
2. Apple announces record pre-orders for iPhone 5 (TechCrunch)
3. Atlantic Media readies its business news startup, Quartz (Nieman Lab)
5. 13 tech trends to adopt before the year’s end (The Next Web)