Mon, 10/05/2010 - 09:00
The long-awaited Apple iPad will go on sale in the United Kingdom on 28th May, with the lowest priced device coming in at £429.
Apple said the iBookstore would be available as a free download from that date, but unlike the US launch, it has not revealed what publishers, or what titles would be on the device from launch. UK...
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 09:15
The so-called agency model is a "mirage" with Apple dictating to publishers what they can charge for books sold via the iBook Store on Apple's iPad, according to various reports reacting to an email leak from the e-book self-publishing company Smashwords.
According to the email, sent to its authors, Apple has set maximum...
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 07:55
The world's biggest publishers will follow Macmillan US' lead in demanding changes to how Amazon sells and prices e-books, after what was described by one senior UK publishing executive as a "very significant week and genuinely a very good week for book publishers, authors and readers".
Hachette USA was the first...
Thu, 04/02/2010 - 08:40
Apple's iPad is to be made available in the UK from "late March", according to the company's own website. Pricing has not been revealed, but a note recently added to its UK iPad pages indicated that the Wi-Fi model would be "shipping in late March".
At the launch event last week Steve Jobs, Apple chief...
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 07:20
Macmillan has set out new terms for the sale of e-books in the US, which has resulted in Amazon.com removing from direct sale all physical books and Kindle editons published by Macmillan. In a posting on its Kindle forum Amazon said it had only "temporarily" ceased the sale of all Macmillan titles in order to express its "strong...
Sun, 31/01/2010 - 09:30
Apple's iBook Store looks unlikely to be made available outside of the US at launch, RegHardware is reporting.
The iPad web pages went live yesterday, following the launch of the device and connected book store late on Wednesday. According to technology website, "the UK page...matches its US equivalent... in all respects but...
Thu, 28/01/2010 - 09:10
The Bookseller asked publishers to respond to the launch of the iPad and the iBook Store by Apple. Feel free to email me your own responses (email@example.com), or add a comment below. We'll update this blog as we get responses.
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