Tag: france

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. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The […] more »

by Fabrice Neuman

Are the French really an exception? Are they going to be the ones to hang onto paper longer than anyone else and scorn e-books with an Inspector Clouseau-like “non”? Or are they going to be really French about the whole thing and pull an e-revolution on the rest of the unsuspecting world? A recent study, […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Instagram beats Twitter in daily mobile users for the first time, data show (AllThingsD) 2. France quells concerns over Facebook timeline scare (GigaOm) 3. TV sets are now the most popular way to watch streaming video (AllThingsD) 4. Comcast, NBCUniversal get […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. More than 50 percent of libraries report flat or reduced budgets (GalleyCat) 2. New York public libraries to get Penguin e-books (WSJ) 3. Bookstores in France are doing just fine (NYT) 4. Author uses Facebook Timeline to craft novel (GalleyCat) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Legal dispute between Google and French publishers is over (Bloomberg) 2. Patch reports 14 percent traffic boost in May (via FishbowlNY) 3. Broadcast moves beyond the TV set as more consumers turn to multiple screens (Poynter) 4. Storination lets users create […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBC corrects Zimmerman snafu – just not on the air  (NYT) 2. Pinterest hype peaks but growth could be slowing (TechCrunch) 3. Twitter users in France use ‘offbeat code’ to share early election tallies (NYT) 4. National Enquirer launches its […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Op-ed: How Apple antitrust lawsuit may aid Amazon book monopoly (Bloomberg) 2. Citi survey sheds light on Kindle Fire use (PaidContent) 3. American Library Association president talks e-books (Publishers Weekly) 4. Are e-books too expensive? (Mother Jones) 5. Romance writer […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Netflix and WaPo bought a combined $8M in Facebook ads last year, IPO says (All Facebook) 2. Analysis: A sobering look at Facebook (Reuters) 3. How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth (GigaOM) 4. News Corp. names Bloomberg exec […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Myspace plans new Web TV service (AllThingsD) 2. How France’s Free will reinvent mobile (GigaOM) 3. NBC to deliver 2012 Olympics in 3D with Panasonic (Multichannel News) 4. Ladies’ Home Journal crowdsources articles from its readers (Advertising Age) 5. Google fuses Google+ into search (TechCrunch) 6. Some Ford vehicles will give […] more »