OverDrive—the digital learning platform for libraries and schools—has announced it is acquiring RBmedia's library business.
Investment firm KKR has signed a deal to buy digital reading platform OverDrive from Rakuten for an undisclosed sum.
Find out more about The Bookseller's Libraries of the Year focus, run in conjunction with sponsor Overdrive and partner The Reading Agency, including information on... Read more
The Bookseller, with sponsor Overdrive and partner The Reading Agency, is launching a Libraries of the Year focus, to highlight the work libraries do to... Read more
Steve Rosato, former event director at BookExpo America, has joined e-book library service OverDrive in a move to “accelerate OverDrive’s global expansion.”
Rakuten recorded a 7.8bn yen (£47m) impairment charge for its Kobo division, according to its financial results for the three months to end December 2015. ... Read more
E-book library service OverDrive has said that it now operates in over 50 countries.
OverDrive, which supplies e-books to schools, libraries and retailers, has declared tomorrow (18th September) as International Read an eBook Day. The event is billed... Read more
Amazon is poised to strike a deal with New York’s Department of Education to create an “e-book marketplace” for 1,800 public schools, according to reports.... Read more
Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten is to buy OverDrive, which provides an e-book library lending platform, for $410m (£275m) in cash. The move will help Rakuten... Read more