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Morning Links — FAA Facing More Pressure on Device Usage
January 4, 2013 | 9:07 am

FAA Facing More Pressure to Change Rules on Electronic Device Usage (Techdirt) Authors Benefit from Teamwork on Promotion (Good E-Reader) The Guardian Reveals an Important Truth About Article Comments (Scholarly Kitchen) OverDrive, 3M Kick Off 2013 With Promising eBook Developments (The Digital Shift) Kindle Daily Deals: The Devil's Waters by David L. Robbins {and 3 others} * * *  ...

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 3, 2013 | 9:30 am

Irish Newspaper Wants to Charge License Fee for Links (The Digital Reader) What to Watch for in 2012 (The Shatzkin Files) Hearst: Nearly 800,000 Subs a Month, Short of 1 Million Goal (Paid Content) How Neutral Can Kazakh-Language Wikipedia Be? (Techdirt) Kindle Daily Deal: The Color Purple by Alice Walker {and 3 others} * * *    ...

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 2, 2013 | 10:19 am

Belgian Media Planning Shared Digital Content Passport (Paid Content) What I'd Like to See From Digital Booksellers in 2013 (Failure Ahoy!) What Didn't Enter the Public Domain This Week That Should Have (Techdirt) Publishing Without Perishing (New York Times) Kindle Daily Deals: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl {and} three other choices...

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 1, 2013 | 8:54 am

Does Kickstarter Work as a Platform for Books? (Good E-Reader) Apple to Lauch iBookstore in Japan in January 2013 (The Digital Reader) Ohio Man Calls Police When Amazon Package Arrives (Huffington Post) Kindle Daily Deals: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain; The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan; and others * * *    ...

Morning Links — An Amazonian Briefing
December 31, 2012 | 10:31 am

Goliath vs Goliath ... Amazon takes on Apple and Google (The Telegraph) Amazon to See a New Cloud Market in 2013 (The Street) Bookshops can't compete with Amazon on price. If they want to survive, they have to provide a personal touch (The Telegraph) Kindle Daily Deals: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk Books) | and two other choices * * *    ...

Morning Links — Are print book sales up … or down?!
December 29, 2012 | 8:30 am

Print book sales rise hailed as a sign of fightback in a digital world (The Guardian) Print book sales soar to three-year high (The Bookseller) E-Book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines (Pew Internet & American Life Project) 'Fifty Shades Is The One That Got Away. At Least From Me (NPR) Kindle Daily Deals: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen {and three other choices} * * *                            ...

Morning Links — Are e-books really killing traditional publishing?
December 28, 2012 | 9:30 am

Looking Forward to 2013 (Digital Book World) Good-bye books, hello e-books (ZDNet) E-Books Destroying Traditional Publishing? The Story's Not That Simple (NPR) Kindle Daily Deals: Under the Dome by Stephen King; Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz; and two other choices * * *      ...

Morning Links: Mark Coker’s 2013 Publishing Predictions
December 24, 2012 | 8:04 am

Mark Coker's 2013 Book Publishing Industry Predictions (Smashwords) B&N will give away free ebooks in stores, including Big Six titles (Paid Content) Top 100 Business, Leadership and Technology Twitter Accounts You Must Follow (Huffington Post) The Ray Kurzweil era begins at Google (Digital Trends) Kindle Daily Deals: We the Animals by Justin Torres {and 3 other choices}...

Morning Links: 10 Digital Publishing Predictions for 2013
December 21, 2012 | 12:07 pm

Kindle as Magic Eight Ball, Todd GoldsteinTen Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2013 (Digital Book World) Top 12 #DigitalPublishing Twitter Accounts to Follow in 2013 (Digital Book World) How the Publishing World Acclimated to the Digital Revolution: Part 1 (Highbrow magazine) 'Boycott Amazon' campaign launched (The Bookseller) Kindle Daily Deals: The Final Piece by Maggi Myers {and} Snake Skin: A Lucy Guardino FBI Thriller By CJ Lyons; and dozens more, son ! * * *    ...

Morning Links: Wikipedia and the future of news
December 20, 2012 | 10:18 am

What Wikipedia Can Tell Us About the Future of News (GigaOM) Children's Digital Profit Down at Scholastic As Hunger Games Fades and Digital Investment Ramps (Digital Book World) MacMillan Vows to Participate in Library eBook Lending (Good E-Reader) Dickens, Reserialized (The Digital Shift) Kindle Daily Deals: Terminal Value by Thomas Waite (and eight other books!) * * *  ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 18, 2012 | 8:58 am

Best Practices for Designing Children's Digital Reading Experiences (Digital Book World) Giving the Gift of eReading (Media Shift) MacMillan Begins to Discount eBooks with Resellers (GoodeReader) Kobo for iPad Updated (The Digital Reader) Kindle Daily Deal: The Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder (and 3 others!) * * *    ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 17, 2012 | 10:48 am

Kindle Books on OLPC Laptop (The Digital Reader) The Right to Resell: A Ticking Timebomb Over Digital Goods (Paid Content) Ectaco Color Jetbook 2 to Debut in March (Good E-Reader) Self-Publishing Attracts Elder Authors (Sun-Sentinel) Kindle Daily Deals: The Last Block in Harlem & 3 others ... * * *  ...

Weekend Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 15, 2012 | 12:04 pm

Harry Potter shop opens (The Guardian)  Half of Amazon's Top-Ten Best-Selling Books of 2012 Are Erotic Romance (Digital Book World) Create Your Own Storybook App (Writer Unboxed) You Have Two, Maybe Three Years... (Publishers Weekly) Kindle Daily Deals: Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin; Rainshadow Road (Friday Harbor) by Lisa Kleypas; Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke; Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny In Time by James Dashner * * *  ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 14, 2012 | 8:30 am

The Wrong War Over Libraries: Publishers vs Libraries (Forbes) The European Union Strikes Down Agency Pricing (Good E-Reader) Let Congress Know That Now is the Time to Fix Copyright, Not Put Their Head in the Sand (Techdirt) Librarians Use Social Networking More Than Teachers and Principal (The Digital Shift) Kindle Daily Deal: Swimming Home by Deborah Levy {and} three other choices * * *  ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 13, 2012 | 9:32 am

Infographic: People Will Pay to Support Creators, Even When Free is an Option (Techdirt) What Writers Need to Know About Goodreads (Media Bistro) Byliner, Simon & Schuster Strike Print Deals for a Digital Era (Paid Content) Google Play Magazines Now Available in UK (Good E-Reader) Kindle Daily Deal: New Moon (The Twilight Saga, Book 2) by Stephanie Meyer & three other choices * * * * * *    ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 12, 2012 | 8:45 am

Baker & Taylor Jumps Into Audiobook Business (Good E-Reader) The Business of Editing: Burning Bridges (An American Editor) We're Pretty Sure a Book Should Have More than One Page (Consumerist) Top Ten Trends in Children's Books in 2012 from Scholastic (Digital Book World) Kindle Daily Deal: Death of Kings by Bernard Corwell {and} three other choices ... * * *    ...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 11, 2012 | 9:03 am

I Like my iPad Mini—Much to my Surprise (Good E-Reader) Is There Really Any Value to Getting eReaders into Bricks and Mortar Stores? (The Digital Reader) FCC Boss Tired of Having to Put his iPad Away for Takeoff, Tells FCC to Fix it (Techdirt) Let the eBook Price Wars Begin: Three eBook Pricing Predictions (Forbes) Kindle Daily Deal: The Shadow Hunter by Michael Prescott & Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer * * *    ...

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