Tag: barnes & noble

by Julie Keck

1. Bad earnings for Barnes & Noble: Nook revenues plunge 20% (GigaOm) 2. Why are publishers the new villain in the digital age? (Guardian) 3. Do you ever own your e-books? (Motherboard) 4. KDP Select launches lending in Japan: What this means for authors (Good E-Reader) 5. Opinion: Amazon Kindle: Why I finally went over [...] more »

by Miral Sattar

At every writers conference or self-publishing panel the question that almost always inevitably comes up is: “How much will self-publishing really cost me?” Because the book publishing industry is one of the last industries to go digital, it’s going through a quick transition. As a result of this shift, authors no longer need to go [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Why is an e-book ever riddled with typos? (The Verge) 2. Penguin Random House aims to attack digital, emerging e-books markets (paidContent) 3. E-readers grapple with a future on the shelf (Reuters) 4. E-books finally get traction in Japan (Business Week) 5. Barnes & [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. When news breaks, 83% of Americans seek out a second source for more info (Poynter) 2. Barnes & Noble, Microsoft complete deal to create Nook Media (Publishers Weekly) 3. Tumblr has an official analytics tool (Social Times) 4. Knight awards $3 [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. American Library Association challenges ‘discriminatory’ e-book library policies of major publishers (GalleyCat) 2. Parents are buying e-books for their children in growing numbers, study shows (Business Insider) 3. UK government looks at ways to put e-books in libraries (BBC) 4. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. DOJ compares Apple, publishers to big oil in e-books settlement (PaidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble to launch Nook e-book reader in the UK this fall (Financial Times) 3. Big publishers, high prices dominate e-book bestsellers (Forbes) 4. Why this self-published [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Apple won’t settle in DOJ e-book case (PaidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble gets downgraded amid increased e-book competition (Reuters) 3. Some libraries try to buy e-books directly from smaller publishers (SF Chronicle) 4. Why the growth of digital books has [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why Marissa Mayer was chosen as Yahoo’s CEO (AllThingsD) 2. “What the press has missed so far is that this is a paradigm shift for Yahoo.” (Uncrunched) 3. Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology under scrutiny (Adweek) 4. Charlie Sheen’s [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Courtney Cowgill 1. On the eve of Apple’s developer conference, talk of an Apple TV comeback (Wired) 2. A case for letting a daughter craft her own digital identity (GigaOm) 3. New app records details of your dreams (Mashable) 4. Dudepins give men [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Barnes & Noble unveils a $199 tablet (MSN Money) 2. Amazon removes thousands of digital titles in dispute (New York Times) 3. Author of self-published web comic raises more than $1 million from fans (Guardian) 4. New site helps you [...] more »