- Are Operations Like Flipboard Scams Against Publishers? (TPM)
- Amazon acquires math startup TenMarks to develop richer educational content (TNW)
- Bookshops of the Future: Where Physical and Digital Co-exist. (The Literary Platform)
- The Business Rusch: Standards (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
- The Difference Between Plagiarism And Copyright Infringement (Techdirt)
- The inside story on LA schools’ iPad rollout: “a colossal disaster” (Hechinger Report)
- Is Self-Publishing the Most Important Transformation in the Publishing Industry? (VQR)
- Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon: Excerpt From ‘The Everything Store’ by Brad Stone (Businessweek)
- Microsoft plans to drop cookies, embrace cross-device tracking tools (GigaOm)
- Scams Against Publishers (Marco.org)
I am particularly intrigued by the posts which argue that content creators should pull out of services like Flipboard. The nub of the argument is that any website that operates based on ad revenue loses more in page views than it gains in readership. The same argument would apply to RSS feeds, I think.
The idea has merit, IMO, though I wouldn't go so far as to call Flipboard a scam against publishers.