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What Can We Learn from Getty’s New Free, Embed Model?

Joe Wikert March 10, 2014

Getty Images made an interesting content-usage model announcement last week. After years of playing whack-a-mole with everyone who's ever stolen one of their images, Getty...

Osprey Publishing Creates Games Division

osprey publishing March 6, 2014

Military history publisher Osprey Publishing is to create a dedicated games division to develop new products in miniature wargaming, board and card games. The...

Book Publishing’s Big Data Future

ebook tablet March 4, 2014

The publishing industry is not one of the overachievers in terms of its use of big data. And since my book on big data- Big...

New All-Digital Curriculums Hope to Ride High-Tech Push in Schoolrooms

Amplify Education March 3, 2014

On Monday at an education conference in Austin, Tex., Joel Klein, the former chancellor of New York City public schools and the current chief...

Press Release: StoriesAlive Enhances Library With Premier Digital Storytelling Apps

StoriesAlive February 26, 2014

Today, StoriesAlive , the largest collection of children's interactive stories and creative workbooks, announced two additions to its library app available via iPad and Android...

Intellectual Sprawl — The Importance of Constraints on Authors and Other Creators

The Scholarly Kitchen February 19, 2014

We now face a lack of constraints in publishing. Once upon a time, printing provided a natural constraint, as editors met to see what merited...

Apple Loses Latest Bid to Block Ebooks Antitrust Monitor

Apple logo February 11, 2014

Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, after a federal appeals court rejected its argument...

Amazon Will Begin Publishing Veronica Mars and GI Joe Fan Fiction

Kindle Worlds February 6, 2014

Amazon's Kindle Worlds, the company's publishing arm for  legally-sanctioned fan fiction , is expanding fast. The company  announced today that it's adding seven new...

The Important Lesson in Netflix's Hyper-Categorization

ebook tablet February 5, 2014

Much has been made in content marketing circles of The Atlantic 's recent investigation into how Netflix took on Hollywood and wildly re-categorized all...

Netflix and Google Books Are Blurring the Line Between Past and Present

wired February 3, 2014

Millions of out-of-print books and historical videoclips, black-and-white movies, nearly forgotten TV shows and pop songs are all available with a credit card or in many...