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  • iBooks Bestsellers: Patterson, Roberts Hit the List

    James Patterson and Marshall Karp's "NYPD Red 2," and "Shadow Spell," by Nora Roberts, were new to the top ten on Apple's iBooks bestseller list for the week ended March 31.

  • Authors Guild's Constantine Testifies

    In testimony delivered before a House subcommittee, AG counsel Jan Constantine recapped the AG’s long running copyright dispute with Google and offered one possible solution—a collective licensing agreement for digital presentation rights to out-of-print books.

  • Readmill to Close

    Readmill, a social reading app and company based out of Germany, is closing. TechCrunch first reported the news that Dropbox has acquired the app, with plans to shut it down.

  • Kobo Inks Deals with Nickelodeon, Blue Apple Books

    In separate announcements, Nickelodeon Publishing and Blue Apple Books reached agreements to make their children’s titles available for sale through e-book retailer Kobo.

  • XanEdu, SharedBook to Merge

    In a move that will combine two privately held firms that specialize in creating custom course materials for higher education, XanEdu and SharedBook, which includes AcademicPub, its self-service coursepack division, will merge.

  • Apple Loses Two Key Decisions in E-book Case

    The rulings are a double whammy for Apple, paving the way for the class action suits to continue, while all but knocking out Apple’s defense.

  • Humanoids Debuts Comics App for iPad

    Humanoids, the famed French comics house now based in Los Angeles, has released the Humanoids Comics app for the iPad. The app is available now and offers users the ability to preview more than 60 Humanoids titles.

  • Sequential Adds NBM Graphic Novels

    Sequential, the graphic novel retail app that specializes in literary comics, has added a selection of graphic novels from the New York indie comics publisher NBM including works by Rick Geary, Stan Mack and Margreet de Heer.

  • Scribd Adds Lonely Planet to Subscription Service

    Scribd has reached an agreement with Lonely Planet to add hundreds of its travel guides to the Scribd e-book subscription service.

  • Bologna 2014: E-Publishing and 'Nimble Thinking'

    TOC Bologna may be no more, but book fair attendees had a chance to get several perspectives on the ongoing impact of changing technologies on children’s publishing at the fair's first Digital Rights Workshop.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: No Stopping Divergent

    Titles in Veronica Roth's Divergent series once again dominated Apple's iBooks bestseller list.

  • Apple, Publishers Battle New E-book Antitrust Claims

    Two new suits were filed this month against Apple and the five major publishers involved in a 2010 e-book price-fixing conspiracy, raising the possibility of a new e-book antitrust battle involving aggrieved retailers.

  • E-book Settlement Refunds Released to Consumers

    Roughly $166 million in settlement funds collected as part of a deal to settle state and consumer charges of e-book price-fixing began flowing to consumers today.

  • Ciudad de Libros/Open Road Español Launches

    The global Spanish-language e-book venture formed by Open Road Media and Barcelona Digital Editions, has released its first 40 e-books in Spanish.

  • Yen Press, Square Enix Ink Global Digital Manga Pact

    Yen Press and Japanese gaming and manga publisher Square Enix have entered into a partnership to distribute Square Enix manga in digital editions internationally.

  • Q&A with Paul Riley of OUP-ELT: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    For global publisher Oxford University Press (OUP), close connections with the markets that it operates in have afforded plenty of opportunities to establish partnerships with different technology companies for its products and services.

  • Facts and Numbers on the Korean Book Market: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    A visit to the Gwanghwamun branch of Kyobo, Korea’s largest bookstore chain, provides many clues to the country’s present book market.

  • Digital Publishing in Korea 2014: All Our Coverage

    Here is this year's special report on digital publishing in Korea.

  • Driving the Content Industry Forward: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    Nothing gets the work done faster, or makes the word travel further, than having the might of the government behind it or the united action of a group of individuals with shared interests. In the Korean publishing industry, such synergy is evident and has been very effective.

  • Here Come the K-books: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    Consider these figures: This is the country with the fastest Internet speed in the world at 13.3 Mbps (against 8.7 Mbps in the U.S.), and 98% of its households have access to broadband Internet.

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