Tag: apple

by Julie Keck

1. Apple in talks with Comcast about streaming-TV service (Shalini Ramachandran, Daisuke Wakabayashi & Amol Sharma / Wall Street Journal) 2. Slate to introduce a variation on the pay wall (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 3. Nilay Patel, no longer managing editor of The Verge, moves to Vox.com (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 4. Chuck [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon-owned Audible lowers royalty rates on self-published audiobooks (Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOm) 2. New Mills & Boon website offers community connecting fans with authors (Sarah Shaffi / The Bookseller) 3. Google Play Books increases EPUB and PDF file upload limits (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 4. QED seal keeps a check on e-book [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes and Noble has lost over $1 billion on Nook (Michael Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 2. Vook to provide publishers and authors with more (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Apple wants to move e-book damages trial (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 4. Self-publishing platforms pool marketing resources (Digital Book World) 5. Beyond [...] more »

by Julie Keck

NOTE: Starting next week, our E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup will come out on Tuesdays instead of Thursdays. Now on Thursdays we will share our weekly Journalism & Digital Education Roundup, leading up to our bi-weekly #EdShift Twitter chats on the first and third Fridays of each month. ***** 1. E-reading rises as device ownership jumps [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix ISP rankings show Verizon and Comcast speeds falling (Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOm) 2. Feb. 11 Is ‘The Day We Fight Back’ against NSA surveillance (Alexis Kleinman / Huffington Post) 3. Old media outlets collude with politicians to punish media startups (David Sirota / PandoDaily) 4. Hulu signs CBS deal to bring 2,600 new [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google goes to war on ‘fraudulent’ YouTube video views (Stuart Dredge / The Guardian) 2. Andy Carvin joins Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Gannett earnings report hints at a coming problem with paywalls (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 4. Apple, U.S. clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor (Joseph Ax [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Makers of Paper app ask Facebook to change its new app name (Nick Bilton / New York Times) 2. How the Washington Post tried a Super Bowl experiment on Snapchat (Cory Haik / Nieman Lab) 3. Apple quietly builds new networks (Drew FitzGerald & Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal) 4. In Des Moines, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The woman behind Upworthy’s viral explosion (Stephen H. Segal / Philadelphia Weekly) 2. How HarperCollins’s Chief Digital Officer uses big data to make publishing profitable (Rachel Greenfield / Fast Company) 3. How geolocation may play a bigger role in future newsgathering (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why related links are getting so racy and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why e-books are banned in my digital journalism class (Meredith Broussard / The New Republic) 2. E-book buyers are loyal to specific retailers, especially Kindle, iBooks & Nook, new data show (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Apple granted temporary reprieve from antitrust monitor (Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge) 4. Pew: More Americans [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon considering online pay-TV service (Amol Sharma, Shalini Ramachandran &  Don Clark / Wall Street Journal) 2. EveryBlock to be resurrected in Chicago (Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune) 3. Capital N.Y. is rolling out a nearly $6,000 annual paywall (Lucia Moses / AdWeek) 4. Judge puts the brakes on Apple’s antitrust monitor (John Paczkowski [...] more »