Tag: book stores

by Lauren Simonis

In a big year for e-books, two behemoths went to court while new services and companies emerged. Apple faced allegations over e-book pricing, calling into question the prices of e-books in general. Amazon went to court over access to e-books but saw its case tossed. New services from Amazon and streaming e-book companies emerged in [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Startups pitching a “Netflix for e-books” might have a tough sell (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch) 2. Ninety-eight British publishers folded last year due to e-books, discounts (Carolyn Kellogg / LA Times) 3. How to understand self-publishing acronyms (Alex Palmer / Publishers Weekly) 4. Amazon Source offers retailers 10% cut of future e-books bought on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing (Marketplace) 2. Tech-savvy parents still prefer print books to e-books for kids, according to Pew (LA Times) 3. HarperCollins makes it easier for authors to give free, advance copies of their e-books (paidContent) 4. One-day deals making e-books brief best-sellers (NYT) 5. What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Facebook’s second big announcement this week: free phone calls for U.S. iPhone users (Fast Company) 2. U.S. Attorney Ortiz defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz (Huffington Post) 3. Voters trust Twitter and Facebook as much as traditional media, [...] more »