The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin is becoming an e-book at last! Celebrate by reading an excerpt over at Slate. Read more...
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. In Tess Kalinowski’s free Star e-book Can this man save the TTC? the transportation reporter takes a long and thoughtful look at TTC CEO Andy Byford and the challenges he faces. It is a long and thoughtful […]
//n/Dark Clouds explores events after campaign. Ubisoft will publish an e-book sequel to Watch Dogs written by science-fiction author John Shirley.Click here to read the full article
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So much for trashing the Kindle. Today Samsung is announcing a new app, Kindle for Samsung, created in partnership with Amazon, that will let Galaxy device users using Android 4.0 and up, starting with the Galaxy S5, to buy and read content from Amazon’s catalog of magazines, newspapers and books. Show More Summary
Amazon and Samsung have today announced that the two companies will launch an e-Book download service designed specifically for the South Korean handset maker’s range of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. As part of the partnership, the companies will also launch ‘Samsung Book Deals’, which will be open to anyone using the Kindle for Samsung app. Show More Summary
If you have any documents (or e-books acquired in a "non-standard" way) stored on your Kindle, now you can access them anywhere via Amazon Cloud Drive. Starting today, documents uploaded to your e-reader via your browser, mobile device or email will...
A federal judge on Tuesday denied Apple's motion to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by state attorneys general over e-book price fixing, allowing a trial that could cost the company up to $840 million to move forward.
E-books have taken the world by storm and even though they still have not managed to surpass the traditional paperback books in terms of sales, 2013 has been quite a good year for e-book publishers. But anyone who’s ever worked in the book selling industry knows that, regardless of the particular format of the book […]
ONE might easily think that print publishing is a fussy business: all of that preparation to put ink on paper seems rather last century—or last half millennium. Electronic books have been hailed as the future and the perfection of the codex format, because of their ease of production, distribution, and infinite perfect replication. Show More Summary
The View from Casa Chepitos: A Journey Beyond the Border, by Judith Gille, is the grand-prize winning memoir in the 1st Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards, besting more than 500 entries … Read more
Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the 1st Annual Self-Published e-Book Awards. For further cover of the awards, see the May/June 2014 issue of Writer’s Digest. GRAND PRIZE Judith … Read more
When e-book service Entitle launched last December, one of the main selling points was the idea that subscribers truly own their books. Now the company says it has given users even more control by allowing them to transfer books to their Nook, Kobo, or Sony Reader. Show More Summary
No one can deny the rise of the e-book, online pamphlet, Web-based brochure, or other publication medium on the Internet. Not only do these formats allow businesses and personalities to have high-quality publications that sell cheap (or are given away), they are long-lasting and act as a cornerstone for the content you’ve already created. read more
FarFaria, the children's subscription-based e-book service which recently raised $3.25 million in Series A funding, is now bringing its e-reader to Android users, with the launch of a smartphone and tablet-compatible application on Google Play. Show More Summary
Researchers find that students’ reading comprehension was lower when they read books on electronic devices.
This could be the single event that our grandchildren — well, the privileged ones who know how to read and have access to e-books and such — will know as the straw that broke the left wing’s back. No less of a historian than Rush Limbaugh declared on his radio program today that, “CBS has […]
Steve Jobs may have been a genius, but he was an idiot about discussing anti-competitive behaviors over email. His emails were one of the deciding factors in the Apple e-book lawsuit (Apple lost) and now, his words are haunting his friends in the tech industry in a different anticompetitive case:......