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The Case Against DRM on eBooks

This will, in the long term, undermine the leverage the large vendors currently have in negotiating discount terms with publishers while improving the state of midlist sales. Now ... ebooks from them, ... read more

What digital magazines can learn from ebook publishers

At least for now, though, magazines’ digital editions bring ... that magazine publishers are adding to digital magazines remind me of enhanced ebooks, which book publishers got very excited about a co... read more

Hachette CEO Proclaims eBooks are a Stupid Product

Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry does not like ebooks. In a recent interview he proclaimed that they are a stupid format and his publishing ... if digital books are inexpensive and cheap, they will sell mor... read more

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Why Publishing Should Send Fruit-Baskets to Google

There are plenty of ways that publishers could turn a buck off of indexing their works -- they could index them themselves; they could sell premium access to digital ... will be too. One thing is true ... read more


Could Cyberwar Cause a Library of Alexandria Event?

The ebook vendors, she wrote, "have total access to your library ebook checkout histories, plus where you left off reading in ... try to collect data on ebooks that don't have DRM. Last October, Adobe ... read more

Pullbacks, delays, ad fraud: The story of Facebook's '$500 million' LiveRail acquisition

Now they're major topics of conversation at the advertising industry's biggest events and among the CEOs and chief marketers at the top agencies, platforms, ad-tech vendors ... too stressed" over head... read more

A Dream Becomes A High Def Reality

Hack knew there would be obstacles to pulling off such a one-of-a kind project. But even with a little more than a year to do it, he was convinced that someone could help make his vision a reality. Af... read more

Special Report: Digital Humanities in Libraries

From the earliest days, librarians were eager partners on collaborative digitization projects, and now they can be found negotiating text mining rights with researchers and vendors ... of scholarly pu... read more

Two Guys Making New Sega CD Jewel Cases Are In An Accidental War

They were beautiful. They also broke all the time, at the slightest impact. And since they were only ever produced during the 1990s, you couldn’t buy replacement ones—until now ... especially when pub... read more

Windows 10

The catch is that this only works with Android, for now. Microsoft is working with Apple ... I do wish that you could turn off the hover-over thumbnails, though, since they sometimes get in ... read more

Why Online Retailers Will Squeeze Out Publishers In The Book Business

The role of publishers ... t think they can pull it off. What they’d need to do is quickly figure out how to recreate in the digital world the scale advantages they enjoy with traditional marketing, s... read more

ProQuest for Everyone: The Udini Service Officially Launches

It is working vigorously to expand Udini’s publisher ... vendors these days, namely how they were handling mobile devices. He responded, “We have designed Udini with an HTML5 presentation layer which ... read more



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