When people wondered what use reading history is, Chinese philosopher Confucius had said, «If you want to be futuristic, read and understand history to better comprehend the present».
In a document setting out its recommended range of policies the next UK government should adopt, the trade body said that an inquiry should seek to better facilitate competition in both the e-books market and the online market for print books, which it said should be treated as separate markets…. trade books, according to monthly and year-to-date figures released today by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)… com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher… Clearly the company thinks there is a place out there for a premium e-reader and, while we can’t vouch for the vibrancy of the high-end e-reader market, we can confirm that Amazon has put together a stunner of a device.
Orange Digit is one Korean startup getting into the interactive e Book space in a big way. Now all Amazon has to do is convince someone that any e-reader, even one as lovely as the Voyage, is worth $200.
e-Book News It is a truth too rarely acknowledged, that a commuter in possession of a sophisticated electronic device, must be in want of a good book.
Hypertext blogger Steve Johnson, paraphrasing Jane Austen RECENT NEWS Since April last year, we’ve been doing something new with news.
But that expansion is also creating a handful of challenges for those who use such tools, and quality assurance methods will need to adapt to keep pace…
For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market… The titles are offered through Pro Quest ebook companies ebrary and EBL. Changes in ebook production and conversion technologies are opening up new opportunities when it comes to digital content. For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books… September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July. The service, which costs Ј7.99 a month, offers unlimited access to a catalogue of more than 650,000 ebooks, as well as more than 2,000 audiobooks from Amazon’s Audible subsidiary…Amazon says that authors will be paid each time someone reads more than 10% of one of their books through the new service….