Sep
21

Reading eBooks versus Paper books

PhysOrg compares reading paper books to reading eBooks on screens and offers some interesting initial results. (Though drawing more meaningful conclusions will require time and a lot more research into the new eBook technology.)

Sep
20

Amazon Games Publishing/Publishing Games Amazon

Quartz writes about how some criminals, “authors” and “publishers” have scammed Amazon’s Indie publishing system by providing fake reviews, fake reads and fake statistics. All so that Amazon does not have to just sell you an eBook outright and pay the author a fair royalty.

A proprietary system like Amazon Kindle’s that attempts to control the reader and the author by selling you rights to read an eBook rather than sell it to you deserves to be gamed.

Sep
19

Google will show eBook availability at Local Libraries

The Verge reports that Google will now show you if the eBook you’re looking for is at your local library.

Sep
18
Sep
15

Say goodbye to Cassini with a FREE Saturn eBook!

PhysOrg posted that IOP Publishing is celebrating the end of the Cassini Saturn Mission by releasing FREE downloadable eBook copies of The Ringed Planet by Dr. Joshua Colwell.

Sep
14

HP & Lightning Source Deal Defines Digital Future

Printing Impressions reports on a deal between HP Inc. and Lightning Source LLP that assures “digital” will dominate publishing as the technology expands into distant markets. Legacy and Indie publishers, print-on-demand, and eBooks will define the future.

Sep
13

Read an eBook September 18 & Win a Kobo Aura!

Read an eBook on Read an eBook Day September 18th for a chance to win a Kobo Aura eReader from OverDrive. More information at ReadaneBookDay.com.

Sep
12

New Tech for Battling eBook Pirates

VentureBurn talks about South African startup Custos’ novel scheme for combating eBook Piracy.

Sep
11
Sep
8

Amazon goes after publishers and authors that scammed the system

TechCrunch reports Amazon has filed for arbitration against a number of Kindle Direct Publishers and Authors that scammed the online e-tailer’s eBook publishing platform to artificially inflate their sales numbers and royalties.

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