Tag: barnes and noble

by Julie Keck

1. Google and Barnes & Noble unite to take on Amazon (Alexandra Alter / The New York Times) 2. Netflix now has more subscription revenue than HBO (Zachary M. Seward / Quartz) 3. Dish’s Charlie Ergen: In the future, most TV viewing won’t happen on TV (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 4. Crowdfunding bid to acquire [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Book revenues are up — but without e-books, they’d be plummeting (Kelsey McKinney / Vox) 2. Why it’s difficult for your library to lend e-books (Adam Vaccaro / Boston.Com) 3. Publishers offer free/discounted e-books of the print books you own with Bitlit (Cory Doctorow / BoingBoing) 4. Should Barnes and Noble and Kobo suspend [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hachette chief leads book publishers in Amazon fight (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 2. Barnes and Noble will stop selling audiobooks July 1st (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 3. Self-published authors learn to market to libraries (Henrietta Verma / Library Journal) 4. Publishers talking innovation, few new ideas (Rich Bellis / Digital 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

1. Why science fiction is where the action is for e-books (io9) 2. Authors express disdain about e-book royalties (Good E-Reader) 3. Writer uses self-publishing to get past industry ‘racism’ (Guardian) 4. Nook’s last stand? Barnes & Noble still must battle Amazon (CNET) 5. The Apple e-books anti-trust case: The closing arguments (CNN) Get our newsletters delivered straight to your inbox. more »

by Julie Keck

1. Live analysis of the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage (NYT) 2. Do we need more kinds of social media that self-destruct the way Snapchat content does? (GigaOm) 3. TV industry-backed second screen app ConnecTV raises $1.4 million (VentureBeat) 4. Journalist search platform Spundge partners with Getty Images and Reuters (Journalism.co.uk) 5. American Society of News Editors census finds 2,600 newsroom [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Slate doubled Facebook referrals in less than a year (Poynter) 2. ‘National Geographic’ named Best Tablet Magazine of 2013 (Mashable) 3. Laid-off Storyboard editor Jessica Bennett talks the pros and cons of trying to do real journalism at a non-media company (Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Why data-driven documentation is the future of online [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes & Noble relabels PubIt! as Nook Press, adds web-based publishing tool (Engadget) 2. Turow on the slow death of the American author (NYT) 3. How Kobo kicked Google’s butt (Digital Book World) 4. “Next time, I’ll self-publish” (Indie Reader) 5. BajaLibros, a big Spanish-language e-book store, comes to the U.S. (PaidContent.org) 6. 5 [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Google did the right thing with the NASCAR crash, and why it matters (PaidContent.org) 2. Penguin profits fall, but digital sales are up, accounting for 30% of American revenue (The Bookseller) 3. ‘Inocente’ makes history as first Kickstarter-funded film to win an Oscar (The Verge) 4. White House directive makes digital scientific data [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Booksellers trade group and Barnes & Noble want to be heard in DOJ e-books suit (GalleyCat) 2. The ongoing discussion of digital books and libraries (Scientific American) 3. 4 self-published writers are on the New York Times e-book bestseller list [...] more »