Category: eBook Software

eBook subscription services on the way.

Digital Book World has posted on eBook subscription services Oyster and eReatah.

Apple can keep its 30% share of in-app eBook sales.

ComputerWorld says a U.S. Federal Judge has upheld Apple’s restrictive 30% share of in-app e-book sales after the anti-trust guilty verdict has seen other controls move into place for the iPad maker.

eBook subscription platforms must reach the young to succeed.

Digital Book World says in a post that proponents of the eBook subscription platform will have to look to the youth market for success.

Digital Publishing Update

Digital Book World talks about eBook design and innovation. The Christian Science Monitor reports on Harlequin’s dive into the digital marketplace. The Japan Times says Japanese seniors are more attracted to eBooks than the young are. Kobo continues to entice new readers with yet another discount. GoodeReader says that this time it’s their Arc Tablet …

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Organize your eBooks with Calibre

Macworld reports on the free eBook management software Calibre and shows how it can help organize your personal library of eBook titles.

eBook Revolution Update

NDTV Gadgets says the Kindle Paperwhite eBook reader and Kindle Fire HD tablets are now available at Digital Book World reports that American publishing revenues are rising abroad thanks to the eBook. Wired says big publishers think genre fiction is the future for eBooks. (A publisher no-brainer since genre titles, a lot of themĀ Indie, …

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Barnes and Noble still bright with eBooks and apps.

Quartz says that though Barnes and Noble is getting out of the Nook Tablet-making business, the future should be bright if the book seller embraces the sale of eBooks, focuses on single-purpose Nook devices and encourages the adoption of its eBook selling App.

Indie route irresistible to authors.

Digital Book World says that creative control, ease of digital publishing and potential for profits makes the Indie route irresistible to authors.

Not everyone is happy with Kindle Worlds

The Christian Science Monitor has a post on industry reaction to Amazon’s recent creation of Kindle Worlds and its plans to monetize Fan Fiction. Not everyone is pleased.

Federal Judge sides with U.S. Department of Justice in Apple price-fixing conspiracy case.

DailyTech says a Federal Judge has sided with the U.S. Department of Justice at a preliminary hearing for the Apple Price-fixing Conspiracy law-suit.