CNNMoney reports on Amazon’s plan to monetize Fan Fiction via their new “Kindle Worlds” platform. It will be interesting to see if this works, or if it will become a legal nightmare as non-affiliated “writers” use copyrighted characters and story lines for their own ends.
The idea “sounds” good, but it also has the familiar ring of Google’s constant/ongoing/infinite battles with copyright holders over their efforts to sell scanned Google Books. I cannot see this going smoothly.
GoodeReader says Pocketbook is bringing two new E Ink Readers (one of those utilizingÂ a full color e-Ink Triton 2 display) and a tablet to the eReading market.
There’s no telling if or when we’ll see these devices in North America, but the European market is in line to benefit. Pictures and video at the link.
Digital Book World posted on soon-to-launch ReaderRocket.com, a new web site expected April 18th that will help you pick the perfectÂ eBook Reader to suit your tastes.
This could be a good thing or a bad thing. Digital Book World reports that Amazon will launch a cover creating tool for Indie authors.
Internet Retailer says Sony will target young readers with Kids’ Corner site.
This is kind of cool.Â Casual Living says a new digital fabric sample book is on the way from The Robert Allen Design Group for use in the interior design trade.
The Guardian wonders which Tablet is the best for reading.
CNET tells us where to get refurbished Kindle Fire Tablets for $69.99.