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Kobo, Indigo Challenge Ebook Ruling They Say Gives Amazon 'Monopoly'

Kobo March 14, 2014

Ebook retailer Kobo Inc. and Indigo Books & Music Inc. are challenging the Canadian Competition Bureau's deal with major ebook publishers that removed restrictions on...

Lawyers Struggle to Define Fair Use in Wake of Google Books Case

google book scanning March 13, 2014

When federal judge Denny Chin declared last fall that Google's decision to scan 20 million books did not violate copyright law, the ruling came...

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Revise Nook Partnership

Barnes & Noble Logo March 13, 2014

Barnes & Noble Inc. ( BKS ) and Microsoft Corp. ( MSFT ) have agreed to revise their partnership, allowing the bookseller to stop...

The Future of Books Looks a Lot Like Netflix

ebook tablet March 12, 2014

Struggling against plunging prices and a shrinking audience, book publishers think they've found a compelling vision for the future: magazines. Today, the San Francisco-based...

Where Did The Story of Ebooks Begin?

Early ebook March 12, 2014

What was the first ebook? Debate rages ... When Peter James published his thriller Host on two floppy disks, in 1993, it was billed as...

Press Release: IDPF Lifts Curtain on Select Speakers and Themes for Digital Book 2014

IDPF Logo March 12, 2014

Book Industry Study Group (BISG) and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) have announced early details of the conference program for the upcoming IDPF Digital...

As Ebook Sales Slow, Strategies Shift

ebook tablet March 11, 2014

Remember print books, those antiquated relics of a bygone age that pundits and prognosticators had forsaken and buried a long time ago? Apparently, they're back...

Press Release: Publishing Survey Assesses Profitability of Digital Products and Provides Baseline Metrics for Industry

Cenveo Publishers March 11, 2014

Cenveo Publisher Services, a leading content and publishing solutions company, today announced the launch of a survey to assess publishers' profitability for digital apps and...

Barnes & Noble Cut Nook Investment by 74% in Third Quarter

Barnes & Noble Logo March 10, 2014

Barnes & Noble's filing with the SEC for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 shows how dramatically the company is scaling back its Nook operations....

Augmented Reality Could Revolutionize Children's Books

Augmented Reality Children's Books March 10, 2014

The concept behind augmented reality books is simple: a physical book contains many elements that elude the human eye, only visible through the use of...