Tagged: ebooks

Scribd makes cuts to romance in its catalog

Scribd has announced to publishers and distributors that it is "making some adjustments, particularly to romance" in its $8.99-per-month ebook subscription service. Described by Mark... Read more

Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority... Read more

Trajectory and Tencent Literature in e-books partnership

In a two-way partnership announced today (Monday 9th March), Shanghai-based Tencent Literature and Boston-based Trajectory, Inc., have agreed to a major import... Read more

Wiley partners with ebook bundling BitLit

Vancouver-based BitLit has added Wiley to its growing list of ebook-bundling partner publishers, offering deeply discounted DRM-free ebooks to print-book owners. In... Read more

Madrid's 24symbols partners with Facebook for Internet.org

Justo Hidalgo, founder and chief development officer of Madrid-based 24symbols digital subscription reading service, announced at the Digital Book World Conference + Expo... Read more

Elsevier offers DRM-free ebook-bundling through BitLit

Elsevier has become the latest publisher to partner with Vancouver start-up BitLit to offer discounted ebook editions of a part of its book catalog. ... Read more

Bookmate launches new subscription reading app

Bookmate, the Russian subscription-social e-reading service, has released a new app tailored for reading  books on smartphones and tablets. The app’s features include a... Read more

Nick Harkaway on the Evolution of Books

Nick Harkaway on reading, giant tortoises and why the future of books needs to be a little bit more inventive Read more

Business Profile: Matteo Berlucchi

Matteo Berlucchi, c.e.o. of the literary social networking site Anobii, tells Tom Tivnan why DRM (digital rights management) on ebooks is a bad idea... Read more

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