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Ingram adds 400,000 new eBook titles.

January 23rd, 2014

According to a PRWeb release Ingram’s OASIS Library Platform, in collaboration with ProQuests’s EBL – eBook library, has added 400,000 new eBook titles.

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Slump in eBook sales exaggerated

January 8th, 2014

The Irish Times’ Eoin Purcell reports that the rumors of the 2013 slump in eBooks sales may have been greatly exaggerated. (Or miscalculated…)

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Focus on eBook reading data

December 26th, 2013

GoodeReader reports on eBook subscription service start-ups like Oyster and Scribd that plan to focus on eBook reading data.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

December 25th, 2013

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday from eBookRumors.com.

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Digital Publishing Update

October 25th, 2013

PBSMediashift offers the top 10 eBook bestsellers for the week ending October 20.

According to GalleyCat the New York Times Style Guide update will spell the word eBook as “e-book,” keeping the dash in place. (Even though the same guide will switch spellings from “e-mail” to “email.” So go figure.)

The Library Journal says librarians and distributors have joined the discussion about Macmillan’s plan to release its entire back-list for library eBook lending.

 

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eBook Revolution Update

September 13th, 2013

The Bookseller reports that Amazon has 79% of the UK eBook market.

Digital Journal says Nu-book is launching an eReading platform that offers a new suite of solutions for the publishing industry.

GoodeReader has a review of the Sony PRS-T3 Reader. Details and video at the link.

Digital Book World posted a detailed analysis of Amazon’s Matchbook eBook/book bundling program.

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eBook demand and publisher over-pricing is draining public library coffers.

August 12th, 2013

The Sun Sentinel says that the demand for eBooks is draining public library budgets. (That and the greedy pricing policies of publishers.)

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Apple calls U.S. Department of Justice’s suggestions “Draconian.”

August 5th, 2013

DailyTech says that Apple has rejected the U.S. Department of Justice’s proposals to remedy and safeguard against the illegal behavior that the iPad maker has been tried and found guilty of doing. The unrepentant Apple calls the measures “Draconian.”

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Amazon positioning for Russian Kindle?

April 22nd, 2013

Engadget posted on Amazon’s rumored move of its Kindle digital publishing platform into the Russian marketplace as the eBook giant continues its push for global domination.

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eBook prices still too high.

January 12th, 2013

The Christian Science Monitor wonders along with us why eBooks cost so much. (We’re also sure these inflated prices are the main threat to the eBook Revolution’s growth.)

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