Morning Roundup: World Book Night closing, A year without Google Reader; Has anything changed?

world book nightIt’s Been a Year and a Day Since the Google Reader Shutdown, Has Anything Changed? (The Digital Reader)
I for one am still reading RSS feeds in much the same way I did the day before Google announced the Readerpocalypse, but while I have stood still the industry as a whole has changed.
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Author to Chobani: I Own the Word ‘How’ (Techdirt)
It’s amazing what fun we can have when we really get a culture of permission going.
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World Book Night is Closing Down (GalleyCat)
World Book Night is shutting down after three years of distributing free books across the country. The volunteer-run organization is shuttering due to lack of funding.
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Amazon Exec on Hachette Dispute: It’s All About eBook Pricing (GigaOM)
An Amazon executive finally spoke out on the ongoing Hachette contract negotiations, saying that they are in the customer’s long-term interest.
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Kindle Daily Deal: Stones from the River (and others)

1 Comment on Morning Roundup: World Book Night closing, A year without Google Reader; Has anything changed?

  1. I wonder if World Book Night, which I happen to think is a great thing, is regretting the snub to Amazon?

    http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/pageviews/world-book-night-amazon-isn-invited-party-blog-entry-1.1638150

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