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Google Play for Education: Google's Challenge to Apple's Edu Tablet Monopoly - The Digital Reader

 Google announced Play for Education at Google IO, its annual developer event, this spring. Today the educational tablet initiative gets its official launch.
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HarperCollins Unbound Bridges Print, Digital - The Digital Reader

Looking to find the least convenient way to integrate digital content into paper books, HC launched HarperCollins Unbound last month.
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Amazon to Launch 2 Original Series With Free Episodes

Amazon to Launch 2 Original Series With Free Episodes | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
In November, Amazon Instant Video will premiere "Alpha House," a comedy about U.S. senators, and "Betas," a series that follows a social media startup.
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US newspapers to lose more than $1 billion in advertising in 2013 | What's New in Publishing

US newspapers to lose more than $1 billion in advertising in 2013 | What's New in Publishing | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
By the third quarter, the revenue picture for the newspaper industry is pretty well set. Now that the Newspaper Association of America has stopped compiling quarterly results, we need to look to public company reports for a proxy.
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China is Opening to Westerners, Rapidly : Publishing Perspectives

China is Opening to Westerners, Rapidly : Publishing Perspectives | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
'The Chinese market is considered challenging to break into by Western businesses, in reality this is changing,' says George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology.
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Loi Amazon : Supprimer la concurrence de la vente de livres sur Internet

Loi Amazon : Supprimer la concurrence de la vente de livres sur Internet | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
Pas anti-Amazon, attention !
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Apple Invents Book Signing System for the Digital Age - Patently Apple

Apple Invents Book Signing System for the Digital Age - Patently Apple | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
On September 26, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a new iBook autographing system and more specifically to techniques and systems for embedding autographs in electronic books.
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Sony abandonne le marché des lecteurs ebook aux Etats-Unis

Sony abandonne le marché des lecteurs ebook aux Etats-Unis | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it

La société japonaise a confirmé l'information en personne : son prochain lecteur ebook, le PRS-T3 sera commercialisé au Canada, en Europe, et dans le reste du monde, dans le courant du mois, mais Sony a choisi de ne pas le vendre aux États-Unis. Déception, probablement, du côté des consommateurs, mais également aveu d'une certaine difficulté à rivaliser avec la concurrence ?


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Post-PRISM, Google Confirms Quietly Moving To Make All Searches Secure, Except For Ad Clicks

Post-PRISM, Google Confirms Quietly Moving To Make All Searches Secure, Except For Ad Clicks | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
In the past month, Google quietly made a change aimed at encrypting all search activity — except for clicks on ads.
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Amazon's new $139 Kindle Fire HD is the cheap tablet to buy

Amazon's new $139 Kindle Fire HD is the cheap tablet to buy | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
Amazon is rolling out the brand-new Kindle FIre HDX with upgraded everything tonight, but last year's Kindle Fire HD isn't going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, the company announced that it is...
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Adobe, MPA Unveil Tools For Measuring Digital Magazine Ads | Adweek

Since the inception of digital magazines, publishers have struggled to get advertisers to commit to tablet and other mobile content as they do with print.
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Apple's App Store Still Number One in Revenue Despite Google Play Growth

Apple's App Store Still Number One in Revenue Despite Google Play Growth | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
According to a new report from App Store analytics firm Distimo, Apple's App Store revenue still tops Google Play revenue despite the latter’s...
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Why Ebook Best-Seller Prices Will Continue to Decrease | Digital Book World

Why Ebook Best-Seller Prices Will Continue to Decrease | Digital Book World | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
In the past six five weeks, ebook best-seller prices have stabilized to between $7.00 and $8.00 but I don't think this mini-trend will last the year. As soon as
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Google Play for Education: Google's Challenge to Apple's Edu Tablet Monopoly - The Digital Reader

 Google announced Play for Education at Google IO, its annual developer event, this spring. Today the educational tablet initiative gets its official launch.
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As Digital Grows, Publishers Say Print Media Buyers Are Getting Cut Out of the Action

As Digital Grows, Publishers Say Print Media Buyers Are Getting Cut Out of the Action | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
As traditional media budgets continue to shift to digital, print media buyers aren’t the kings of the hill they once were.
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Gale Launches New Purchase Model for Ebooks

Gale Launches New Purchase Model for Ebooks | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced a new purchase option - a Usage-Driven Acquisition (UDA) model - for its Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebook...
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Report From the Frankfurt Book Fair: Digital is Growing Up! | Digital Book World

I have been attending the Frankfurt Book Fair for many years now. Many of you might agree with me when I say that there was a definite decline in the
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2 Ways Digital Books Benefit Kids, Research Shows | Digital Book World

2 Ways Digital Books Benefit Kids, Research Shows | Digital Book World | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
When kids read digital books with recoded narration and highlighted words, they gaze at words longer and proceed more slowly than when a caregiver reads to them.
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Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire. The new Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine groundbreaking hardware, the latest version of Fire OS, and exclusive new features and services like X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the new Mayday button.

 
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Confirmed: The Sony PRS-T3 Won’t Be Released in the United States | The eBook Reader Blog

I've got some disappointing news to report today. Earlier in the week I reached out to the Sony Reader division in the United States to inquire about the
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Microsoft expanding Office's reach with 'Reader' for Windows 8 and 'Lens' for Windows Phone

Microsoft expanding Office's reach with 'Reader' for Windows 8 and 'Lens' for Windows Phone | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
Microsoft is building another Office Windows 8-style application. Sources familiar with Microsoft's Office plans have revealed to The Verge that the app, codenamed Office Reader, is designed to be...
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Post-PRISM, Google Confirms Quietly Moving To Make All Searches Secure, Except For Ad Clicks

Post-PRISM, Google Confirms Quietly Moving To Make All Searches Secure, Except For Ad Clicks | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
In the past month, Google quietly made a change aimed at encrypting all search activity — except for clicks on ads.
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Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place | TIME.com

Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place | TIME.com | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
A comprehensive look at the competitive situation, from unit sales to profit margins.
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Rakuten Acquires Data Analytics Company

Rakuten Acquires Data Analytics Company | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
[Press Release] Rakuten Marketing Acquires PopShops Data Analytics Engine from Product Feed and Deals Content Aggregator Boosts Portfolio of Digital
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Google Play Books for iOS update includes support for textbook rental

Google Play Books for iOS update includes support for textbook rental | Digital Publishing, Tablets and Smartphones App | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Google issued an update to its free Google Play Books app for iOS, adding not only the usual \"stability and performance improvements\" to the
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