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Morning Links — A Copyright Snafu from Lionsgate?
January 11, 2013 | 9:39 am

Can Ownshelf, the 'Dropbox for ebooks,' sail clear of lending controversy? (The Next Web) Lionsgate Censors Remix Video that Copyright Office Itself Used as an Example of Fair Use (Techdirt) Will Amazon 'Auto-Rip' Print Books Too? (The Digital Reader) Random House Australia Acquires Print/eBook Rights to Best-Selling Book App (Digital Book World) Kindle Daily Deal: Fuji San by Randy Taguchi (& 3 others!) * * * ...

Morning Links — Even Polaroid is selling tablets now!
January 10, 2013 | 12:31 pm

Polaroid Kids Tablet Debuts at CES (Good E-Reader) Your Gadgets Are Slowly Breaking the Internet (Technology Review) Q&A With Atria Books Amy Tannenbaum (Digital Book World) Early Signs Point to a Big Holiday Quarter for Apple (Giga OM) Kindle Daily Deals: The Center of Everything by Laura Moriatry (+ 3 others)  ...

Morning Links – E-Book news you may have missed
January 9, 2013 | 12:21 pm

Reader's Digest UK Undergoes Restructuring, Drops 75% of Employees (Good E-Reader) Ebook 'Lines' Can be Powerful for Brand Extensions (Digital Book World) New Price List Shows Marked Change in Library eBook Availability (The Digital Reader) eBook Bestsellers Average Price Drops $0.61 This Year (App Newser) Kindle Daily Deals: In the Land of the Long White Cloud by Sarah Lark (and 3 others)  ...

Morning Roundup — International CES Edition
January 6, 2013 | 8:10 am

Forget Apple, Amazon and Google: CES is for the little guys (Digital Trends) Engadget's 2013 CES Preview: Tablets (Engadget) Incredible photos from the CES vault: 1967 to 2012 (The Verge) Why I chose a crappy Kindle over the iPad for my kid (Pando Daily) Kindle Daily Deals: Apocalypse Z by Manel Loureiro (and others)...

Morning Roundup — The Belabored Librarian
January 5, 2013 | 11:43 am

Libraries Can't Buy Many of Amazon's Ebook Hits (American Libraries) Don't Burn Your Books—Print Is Here to Stay (Wall Street Journal) Library of Congress digs in to full archive of 170 billion tweets (CNET) Musician uses phony online dating profile to trick iPhone thief (NY Post) 5 Reasons Being a Librarian Is Stressful (Screwy Decimal) Amazon Daily Deals: Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh {and 3 others}...

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 * * *      ...

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