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Federal Court Serves Apple Shit Bromwich

Joe Palazzolo, reporting for the WSJ: A federal appeals court rejected Apple Inc.’s efforts to rid itself of a corporate monitor appointed after a judge found the company liable for conspiring to raise the price of e-books. Michael Bromwich,...Show More Summary

Apple Antitrust Monitor Stays Put: 2nd Cir.

Apple -- you know, the company that makes your iPhone -- got into a bit of trouble a few years ago when the United States started investigating allegations of price fixing in the e-book market. Eventually, Apple settled for $450 million, but did so in the most begrudging way possible.......

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through...

DMCA hearings: multimedia ebooks

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Copyright Office: Jacqueline Charlesworth Michelle Choe Regan Smith Cy Donnelly Steve Ruhe John Riley Stacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 5: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – multimedia e-books This proposed class would allow circumvention...Show More Summary

Court Rejects Apple's Bid to Shake Off Monitor

A federal appeals court has rejected Apple Inc.’s efforts to rid itself of a corporate monitor appointed in the wake of a judge’s finding the company liable for conspiring to raise the price of e-books.

Appeals court denies Apple's bid to remove antitrust monitor in e-books case

Apple's efforts to have antitrust compliance monitor Michael Bromwich removed from oversight of its business were denied on Wednesday, as an appeals court said the iBooks operator lacked sufficient reasoning to have him replaced.

Open Thread - What Are You Reading This Summer?

I always have a stack of books in my "want to read" shelf. Not to mention e-books and audio books. And I find my overall sense of well-being is better when I'm in the middle of an enjoyable book. No guilt: Just, what are you thinking about reading this summer? And it's an open thread....

Amazon’s custom e-reading font Bookerly has come to Kindle for iOS

Google introduced its e-book typeface Literata last week, giving Google Play Books a well-needed spruce up. Now Amazon has dropped a similar gift on users of its Kindle iOS app. The company quietly introduced Bookerly, “a new KindleShow More Summary

The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn't Suck

A new font, Bookerly, and a totally new layout engine have made reading a Kindle e-book more like print than ever. Amazon's Kindle e-reader is a lovely single purpose gadget, with an industrial design ethos that, in its singular focus on the purity of e-reading, even Dieter Rams could love. Show More Summary

Could Amazon & Penguin Random House Be Headed For A Hachette-Level Feud?

Almost exactly a year after Amazon and book publisher Hachette entered a very public feud over an e-book pricing dispute, the mega online retailer is reportedly on the cusp of engaging in a new battle with the world’s largest book publisher, Penguin Random House. The Guardian, citing industry sources, reports that Amazon and Penguin Random House are in a dispute … [More]

CRINT e-books

PHILONICA AND NEOTESTAMENTICA: CRINT Online! Scholars working in the field of Philo and ancient Judaism, will certainly know the Compendia Rerum ad Ioudaicarum series. Now these great books are also available online... Just to be clear, "online" here does not mean "online for free."

Raymond Carver’s Work Finally Makes The Leap To Ebooks

“Vintage, a paperback imprint under Penguin Random House, has a catalog of almost 6,000 backlisted books. Nearly 4,900 of those have been converted into e-books. The publisher held off on publishing digital editions of Mr. Carver’s books because early e-book technology often mangled lines of poetry, mashing it into undifferentiated blocks of text.”

The Poetry of Raymond Carver Makes a Leap to E-Books

Ten books by the noted author, who died nearly 27 years ago, will be published digitally for the first time this week.

Boundless: Digital Publishing Roundup – Spring Edition

For many of us, spring marks a new beginning. A period of reinvention. An opportunity to grow. It seems the same can be said of digital publishing. With e-book sales slowing, publishers are experimenting with new retail channels and digital marketing opportunities, while other key players are transforming their business models in hopes of reaching more […]

E-books soar, traditional books sag in annual library statistics

Topic: Public Libraries Statistics provided by Sean B. Minkel, assistant director of Rapid City Public Libraries, show that the circulation of traditional books, audiobooks, magazines and DVDs was down 14.8 percent in 2014, comparedShow More Summary

Digital Natives Prefer Print

Many assumptions have been made about the fate of print books, and how e-books and our increasingly digital world will change the way people read and study. We all love the convenience and space-saving qualities of e-books, as well as the fun devices they live on. Show More Summary

What Is Amazon Prime?

The Amazon Prime annual membership program's low price and bevy of shipping, video and e-book features may make it a worthwhile investment.

How Google Designed An E-Book Font For Any Screen

Say hello to Literata, Google's font designed exclusively for longer reads. In January of 2014, a Pew study showed that nearly a third of American adults had read an e-book in the last year, and 50% of adults owned some kind of tablet or e-reading device. Show More Summary

With $7M in new funding, BookBub is poised to become a global force in e-book marketing

VC firm Founder Collective has two e-book startups, Oyster and BookBub, in its portfolio. Which would seem to be a conflict of interest, right? But while both are in the same broad space, they serve very different purposes for the electronic publishing industry. Show More Summary

Self-Published E-Book Review: Frolic in Conservative Utopia

Some books come to us when they're needed most. The post Self-Published E-Book Review: Frolic in Conservative Utopia appeared first on WIRED.

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