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The book industry isn't dying, it's thriving with an ebook assist - Yahoo Finance (blog)

The book industry isn't dying, it's thriving with an ebook assist - Yahoo Finance (blog) | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
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The book industry isn't dying, it's thriving with an ebook assist
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First of all, an increasing portion of sales has moved online, both for print books and, obviously, for ebooks, which are only sold that way.
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Canada and USA : Sony stops ebook and teamed up with Kobo

Canada and USA : Sony stops ebook and teamed up with Kobo | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Associated with Kobo for content, ebook Sony started a new life (Canada and USA : Sony stops ebook and teamed up with Kobo: The announcement of the noise, and no one , very di...
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New York Times Best Sellers COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK ...

New York Times Best Sellers COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK ... | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Feel free to post your New York Times Best Sellers COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION & NONFICTION – February 09, 2014-P2P torrent, subtitles, samples, free download, quality, NFO, rapidshare, depositfiles, ...
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Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 - Digital Book World

Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 - Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014
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It's been another exciting year for the publishing industry – perhaps the most dynamic in the history of the business.
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Oyster's subscription e-book service for iPad open to all | TUAW ...

Oyster's subscription e-book service for iPad open to all | TUAW ... | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Oyster has a fascinating proposition for avid readers -- unlimited e-books for one low subscription rate of US$9.95. In the past, you had to request an.
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Children Expected to Read More Ebooks in Canada - Digital Book World

Children Expected to Read More Ebooks in Canada - Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Children Expected to Read More Ebooks in Canada Digital Book World Measuring Attitudes and Adoption of Digital Content for Kids and Teens, released today, reviews parents' and teens' attitudes towards reading and technology and examines how new...
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Oyster launches monthly ebook subscription service with all-you-can-read access - SlashGear

Oyster launches monthly ebook subscription service with all-you-can-read access - SlashGear | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Oyster launches monthly ebook subscription service with all-you-can-read access SlashGear Using a subscription model that has presently been found almost exclusively in video-based services, Oyster has announced the launch of a (currently...
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Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook

Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
After years of false starts, bundling e-books with print books may have gotten the spark it needed Tuesday morning when Amazon announced an October launch date for Kindle MatchBook. (RT @vpostrel: Buy the hard copy, get the ebook for free or cheap.
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Kobo Launches Fleet of New Devices, Kids Ebook Store, Partnership With Pocket | Digital Book World

Kobo Launches Fleet of New Devices, Kids Ebook Store, Partnership With Pocket | Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
International ebook retailer and device-maker Kobo has launched a new fleet of e-reading and tablet devices along with an ebook store for children and a (Kobo chief content officer cites advantages over Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple
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DOJ Spells Out Law in Final Argument to Judge in Apple Ebook Suit | Digital Book World

DOJ Spells Out Law in Final Argument to Judge in Apple Ebook Suit | Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Following a week of testimony orchestrated by Apple that seemed to move Judge Denise Cote from her previously held position favoring the government's case, the (DOJ Spells Out Law in Final Argument to Judge in Apple Ebook Suit
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Germans come up with novel ebook DRM - TechEye

Germans come up with novel ebook DRM - TechEye | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
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A group of German researchers has come up with a novel form of DRM for e-books.
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New DRM Promises to Ruin a Good eBook in the Name of Protecting It

New DRM Promises to Ruin a Good eBook in the Name of Protecting It | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it

The Fraunhofer Institute, a German research firm with the motto “we forge the future”, is now working on a new type of digital watermark DRM. They want to move beyond the existing techniques of adding digital watermarks to the metadata and extraneous text of an ebook and instead embed identifying details inside the body of the ebook.


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Freakonomics » Steal This E-Book?

Freakonomics » Steal This E-Book? | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
In contrast, e-book DRM has been nowhere near as controversial, or ineffective. Still, the fact remains that many DRM-haters exist. Given this, the question is occasionally raised whether DRM prevents enough piracy to make ...
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Canada, publishers reach ebooks competition settlement - DigitalJournal.com

Canada, publishers reach ebooks competition settlement - DigitalJournal.com | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it

House partDigitalJournal.com Canada, publishers reach ebooks competition settlement DigitalJournal.com Four major ebook publishers reached a settlement Friday with Canadian authorities to end practices which officials said choked off competition and kept...

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Google Preparing an Onslaught of Smart Devices - Good E-Reader (blog)

Google Preparing an Onslaught of Smart Devices - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Google Preparing an Onslaught of Smart Devices
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Worth mentioning here, Google had earlier acquired Deep Mind Technologies for $550 million.
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AAP Reports eBook Market Up in October 2013 - The Digital Reader

The AAP aap released a new report today on the US ebook market, and depending on your viewpoint it has either good news or bad news. According to the sales data reported by 1200 odd publishers, the US ebook market in ...
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Macmillan to Offer Entire E-book Backlist to Libraries - Publishers Weekly

Macmillan to Offer Entire E-book Backlist to Libraries - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Macmillan to Offer Entire E-book Backlist to Libraries Publishers Weekly Less than a year after launching a pilot with its Minotaur Press imprint, Macmillan officials today confirmed that it will expand its library e-book offerings to include its...
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Where's the artistry in digital art publishing? - The Guardian

Where's the artistry in digital art publishing? - The Guardian | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
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Scholars can be sniffy: "There is a huge resistance in academia to ebooks, especially in art and art history," an editor from Yale University Press told an American journal.
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Austrian professor builds Lego robot to bypass Kindle DRM | MobyLives

Austrian professor builds Lego robot to bypass Kindle DRM | MobyLives | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
An associate professor at the Vienna University of Technology named Peter Purgathofer has built a Lego robot he calls a "DIY kindle scanner," which uses a MacBook camera to take a picture of each screen of an ebook on a Kindle.… (Un professore...
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Apple slapped with injunction restricting e-book price fixing - The Independent

Apple slapped with injunction restricting e-book price fixing - The Independent | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
The Independent Apple slapped with injunction restricting e-book price fixing The Independent The injunction followed a 10 July ruling by Cote which found that Apple conspired with five publishers to undermine e-book pricing established by the...
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AAP Supports Ambitious EPUB3 Plan | Digital Book World

AAP Supports Ambitious EPUB3 Plan | Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it

While retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple seem set on an ebook strategy involving custom file formats essentially creating “walled gardens” where readers can buy and read books but have a tougher time importing and exporting them, publishers are pushing for quite the opposite.

 

The Association of American Publishers came out with a statement today (below) in support of the EPUB3 standard as the accepted global distribution format for ebooks and announced an aggressive initiative to make it a reality for consumers.

 

Dubbed the EPUB3 Implementation Project, its goal is to rapidly advance the adoption of EPUB3 by publishers and retailers over the next six months and have publishers release a large number of titles to the marketplace that use the standard in the first quarter of 2014.

 


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Ebook sales flattening? — Tech News and Analysis - GigaOM

Ebook sales flattening? — Tech News and Analysis - GigaOM | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
Best selling author Nicholas Carr points to the first quarter 2013 sales data from the Association of American Publishers as a testimonial for flattening of ebook sales. Carr talked about the slower ebook sales in 2012 earlier in ...
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Digital-only imprints in the ebook era: inclusive or exploitative? - The Guardian

Digital-only imprints in the ebook era: inclusive or exploitative? - The Guardian | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
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Poor old big-name publishers.
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Threats to Digital Lending | American Libraries Magazine

Threats to Digital Lending | American Libraries Magazine | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
When the Kansas Digital Library Consortium's contract with digital-content distributor OverDrive was up for renewal last year, two issues made Kansas State Librarian Joanne Budler decide it was time to move on and transfer the ebook titles to...
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EPUB3: One File, Many Ebooks - Digital Book World

EPUB3: One File, Many Ebooks - Digital Book World | Ebook and ebook technology | Scoop.it
EPUB3: One File, Many Ebooks Digital Book World Thanks to the thoughtful design of EPUB3, upgrading an existing EPUB file to the newer version by updating some code won't impair that ebook's function, even on devices that claim not to support the...
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