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Apple guilty of ebook price fixing, says judge

Apple guilty of ebook price fixing, says judge | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
After a trial and several settlements with other publishers, a judge has ruled that Apple conspired to raise the price of ebooks from major publishers. Reuters reports that a trial for damages will...
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Amazon Watch: Launching Soon in South Korea?, Swahili Now Supported in Kindle Store

Amazon Watch: Launching Soon in South Korea?, Swahili Now Supported in Kindle Store | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Local sources are reporting that Amazon is in a hiring spree in Seoul, South Korea. The Korean language news site Donga reports that the retailer is hiring up to 300 positions in anticipation of a launch in March.

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Barnes & Noble Splitting Into Two Companies - PYMNTS.com

Barnes & Noble Splitting Into Two Companies - PYMNTS.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble will spin off its college bookstore business, but hang onto its Nook e-book reader, the company announced on Thursday (Feb. 26). That's
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Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better

Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Don't lament the lost days of cutting your fingers on pristine new novels or catching a whiff of that magical, transportive old book smell just yet! A slew of recent studies shows that print books are still popular, even among millennials. What's mor...
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Kobo Glo Discontinued, New 300 ppi Kobo Alyssum to Take it’s Place? | The eBook Reader Blog

Kobo Glo Discontinued, New 300 ppi Kobo Alyssum to Take it’s Place? | The eBook Reader Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Earlier in the month Kobo teased us with some "big news" that we thought could have meant that Kobo was getting set to release a new ebook reader or two, but
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Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ipad app, iPhone app, Wattpad Wattpad is heating things up this week with the launch of After Dark, a new free iOS app which offers an adult reading experience curated for fans of roman
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Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform?

Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Is a pan-European ebook platform still a viable option? Or has ebook platform development progressed so far that it has rendered the point moot?
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Can You Read Kindle e-books on a Different e-Reader? - Good E-Reader (blog)

Can You Read Kindle e-books on a Different e-Reader? - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
One of the most common questions and concerns we get at Good e-Reader is if you read Kindle e-books on a non-Amazon branded device? The answer depends on what
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Barnes & Noble to keep Nook digital business - Salt Lake Tribune

Barnes & Noble to keep Nook digital business - Salt Lake Tribune | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New York • Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.
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Smashwords: Why Jamie McGuire Returned to Self Publishing

Smashwords: Why Jamie McGuire Returned to Self Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An interview with Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords, on why I returned to self-publishing.... http://t.co/sD7LBpTcxy
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The 25 Biggest UK Publishers On Facebook | The Whip

The 25 Biggest UK Publishers On Facebook | The Whip | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
We rank the 25 biggest UK publishers by their Facebook interactions for January 2015.
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Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions

Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The days when a single Kindle Daily Deal could catapult an unknown book up the New York Times bestseller list are probably behind us now.
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Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY

Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
It's designed by Grace Lee, who illustrates 'Sofia the First' books.
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The Few, the Proud, the Independent Bookstores - Daily Beast

The Few, the Proud, the Independent Bookstores - Daily Beast | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Contending first with the chains and more recently with Amazon, independent booksellers find survival tough but not impossible, and lately new stores are thriving.
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Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book - Huffington Post

Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you have a story to tell, it's a wonderful time to be alive. Self-publishing gives authors creative control....
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InDesign Secrets: Tips for Naming EPUB Files

InDesign Secrets: Tips for Naming EPUB Files | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
File names with spaces and special characters will get your EPUBs rejected by ebook retailers. Get tips for naming your EPUB files — with InDesign Secrets.
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The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files

The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A very common question we receive at Good e-Reader is what is the best tablet, e-reader or app to view and edit PDF files. Today, we look at the very best

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OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu overdrive If you've been checking ebooks out of your library over the past month, you may have noticed a certain problem with OverDrive. Numerous library patrons...

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Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid?

Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Last week, Canada's biggest authors penned a strongly-worded letter to the country's biggest library. Writers like Margaret Atwood and Vincent Lam were rattling their pens in protest over a policy that allowed the library system in Toronto to purchase used copies…
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In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows

In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ronald Schild Germany's MVB discusses developments in German ebook sales — with still just a single-digit marketshare — and the Tolino ebook platform.
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How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail - Washington Post

How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail - Washington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
After joining a book club while behind bars, three D.C. men are now relying on it as an unlikely lifeline.
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YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing

YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you're a writer, you've probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that..
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YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing - TechCrunch

YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing - TechCrunch | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you're a writer, you've probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that..
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A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic)

A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
OverDrive, a leading distributor of digital content to libraries, has released interesting facts about their record-breaking year. In 2014, more than 136…
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Bite-Size Post: Print vs E-Book

Bite-Size Post: Print vs E-Book | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Now, this must be one of the most unexpectedly fierce debates in the literary world: which is better, e-books or print? The numbers are showing that sales of print books rose 2% in 2014, so maybe t...
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