We’ll still present occasional editorials, and our extensive news archives will remain online for you to check back through, or dip into for research at any time. The e-books market in the country may almost double this year to as much as 1 billion rubles…
Oh, and don’t forget your browser’s back arrow to return for more stories, or Ctrl D to bookmark this page. October 2014 It’s now legal to make backups of movies, music, and e-books in the UK Back in June, the United Kingdom outlined new copyright rules that would allow citizens to make backups of their music, movies, and e-books. Digital content sales platform Gumroad is launching an i OS app today to help authors and other content creators sell their work directly to consumers.
This new partnership will enable O’Mahony’s customers to purchase over 600,000 ebook titles, which can be chosen title-by-title and then owned outright by the library.
The titles are offered through Pro Quest ebook companies ebrary and EBL.
An inquiry into the market for electronic books (e-books) in the UK should be launched, the Publishers Association has said.
In a document setting out its recommended range of policies the next UK government should adopt, the trade body said that an inquiry should seek to better facilitate competition in both the e-books market and the online market for print books, which it said should be treated as separate markets…. trade books, according to monthly and year-to-date figures released today by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)… com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher… Clearly the company thinks there is a place out there for a premium e-reader and, while we can’t vouch for the vibrancy of the high-end e-reader market, we can confirm that Amazon has put together a stunner of a device.
September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July.
Using multi-layered designs that allow for multimedia, images and even music to be presented to readers as they consume literature, the new format they’ve come up with allows a new way of interfacing with what we read… Downloading ( Kindle & Audible — ed .) ebooks from untrustworthy websites might result in your Amazon account data being compromised, reports one German researcher.
Quoted by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala after he launched Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s e-books ‘The History and Culture of Indian People,’ he said launching the ebook was a historic moment for him…
For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books…
According to Benjamin Daniel Mussler, a security flaw allows malicious code to be injected into an ebook’s metadata, which will then trigger when the victim opens up their Kindle Library web page.
Since May, Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been locked in a battle over the pricing of e-books. And it’s upset many authors because it’s made their work less available.
THE lost works of Scottish authors including James Hogg, Neil Munro and Robert Louis Stevenson are being resurrected by the company behind e-books for the biggest names in contemporary publishing.