October 1, 2013
SUMMARY: Penguin is making its ebooks available through Overdrive, the largest digital library distributor in the U.S., once again. Kindle users will have to side-load the ebooks to their devices; they won’t be able to check them out wirelessly via Amazon.
September 3, 2013
By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG Offering unlimited television shows and music for a flat monthly fee has worked for Netflix Inc. and Spotify AB. Will it work in the book industry? It is a question of intensifying debate in the publishing industry right now, as two digital startups plan launches of rival e-book subscription services […]
June 7, 2013
by Laura Hazard Owen SUMMARY: Analyst firm PwC thinks that the U.S. trade ebook market will surpass the size of the print book market by 2017.
May 17, 2013
The Atlantic is launching a new line of ebooks, “The Atlantic Books,” which will include both “original long-form pieces between 10,000 and 30,000 words, and curated archival collections that span the magazine’s 155-year history and feature some of the best-loved voices in American letters.” The Atlantic Books is the first in a number of planned paid […]
May 17, 2013
IfBookThen, la principal conferencia europea sobre el sector editorial ha analizado las principales tendencias que se observan en la creación y venta de los libros electrónico. Javier Celaya, socio-fundador del portal cultural Dosdoce.com, próximo organizador del encuentro en España, fue uno de los ponentes que participó en el evento. ¿En qué situación se encuentra el mercado […]
December 17, 2012
Summary Book publishers may have had little choice but to adopt eBooks, but they have been wary of them, in particular the potential for piracy to suck revenues out of the industry, as it has done for music and film. But for news publishers, eBooks offer a far less risky way to turn content into […]
August 22, 2012
Carátula del libro ‘El Futuro de las Noticias como se conocen”. (Foto: Nieman Journalism Lab) Por Roberto García Más artículos de este autor Última actualización 03/08/2012@16:44:30 GMT+1 La Fundación Nieman para el Periodismo en la Universidad de Harvard (EEUU) a través de su laboratorio de investigación ha publicado un libro electrónico adaptado a diferentes […]
June 7, 2012
In a complaint sent to the Department of Justice this morning, Barnes & Noble says that the DOJ’s proposed settlementwith HarperCollins, Hachette and Simon & Schuster for allegedly colluding to fix e-book prices “represents an unprecedented effort” to become “a regulator of a nascent technology that it little understands” — and “the national economy, our […]