Morning Roundup: Amazon Pulls Access to Purchased Christmas Movies, Tablet Magazine Ship Sinking
December 16, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Amazon Takes Away Access to Purchased Christmas Movie During Christmas (Boing Boing)
Yes, Disney is stupid and evil for doing this. But when Amazon decided that it would offer studios the right to revoke access to purchased videos, they set the stage for this.
Using YouTube to Educate…and Test (Teachers with Apps)
What if your college professor told you that your take home exam was on YouTube? The popular video site may currently be one of the biggest distractions students try to avoid during midterms and finals, but it may not stay that way.
The Tablet Magazine Ship is Sinking Fast (GigaOM)
What’s even worse news for magazine publishers who have chosen either a PDF-based or Adobe InDesign-led “Plug-In” app solution in a race to cash in on Apple’s Newsstand is the damning evidence of Apple’s lack of support…and frankly, interest in the Newsstand app itself.
How Tumblr Turned a Book Into a Best-Seller (GoodeReader)
Few people saw Tumblr as a promotional and marketing tool, but the online service turned Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cory O’Brien into a viral sensation and overnight bestseller.
Kindle Daily Deals: The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (and others)