The Morning Coffee – 30 October 2013


by phooky

  Top stories this morning include Random Penguin Solution's latest acquisition, Apple's dominance of the tablet market, a surprising court decision on piracy, a look at a the Tupaq of publishing, a follow up on the infringement lawsuit against Georgia State, and more.

  • Apple censors Lawrence Lessig over warranty information; iOS 7 mess grows (ZDNet)
  • Apple's education sales breached $1B for first time ever in Q3, iPad share at 94% (Apple Insider)
  • Audio Proofing Word Files On Kindle (Self Publishing 2.0)
  • Flyne, an offline reader app arrives with Feedly and Twitter integration (Android Community)
  • Google Hides Search Terms From Publishers, Marketers (Advertising Age)
  • Random House Acquires Figment (PW)
  • Russian Facebook Not Responsible For Users’ Pirate Music Uploads (TorrentFreak)
  • Self-Publishing And Direct Sales: Pros, Cons And Problems (Forbes)
  • Top Ten Best-Worst Lawyers in Fiction (LitReactor)
  • Is it just greed?  Is that what is behind the lawsuit over e-reserves and copyright infringement that publishers continue to pursue against Georgia State University? (Scholarly Communications @ Duke)
  • Wow, or from the When-Apple-Became-the-Borg Department (Lessig Blog, v2)
  • V. C. Andrews saga shows how the publisher is *really* not your friend (TeleRead)


About Nate Hoffelder (10617 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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