Penguin head unfazed by ebook challenges

25 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

From the Daily Mail: Penguin boss John Makinson likens the rise of the ebook to the moment when Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century. With the invention of movable type, [Read More ...]

Aldiko supports Read an E-Book Week

25 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

This isn't much in the way of news, but I wanted to give Read an E-Book Week another plug. From the press release: Aldiko Limited announced today that it is supporting Read an Ebook Week, an [Read More ...]

Lulu now open to developers

24 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

From the press release: Lulu, the open publishing pioneer, today announced that it has opened its platform to developers, giving them direct access to its publishing engine and creating new [Read More ...]

BISG survey results

24 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

The Book Industry Study Group presented a high level overview of the recent surveys they have been conducting at TOC today, and it was neat to finally get some numbers to back up the feelings I've [Read More ...]

Orwell would have loved the Blio

23 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

So I watched Ray demo Blio last night, and I'm impressed, almost in spite of myself. Blio comes with the standard ebook reader features, but that's only the beginning. You can embed audio in a Blio [Read More ...]

15 minutes with the Alex Reader

23 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I tried to talk my way into borrowing it overnight, and of course they said no. But I did get to hold it in my hands and play with it for some time and I got to compare it to my Nook. I really like [Read More ...]

Ignite TOC

23 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

Every year TOC has an event on the schedule called Ignite TOC. Speakers are given 5 minutes to present whatever they want. I found a couple speakers that were worth reporting. (I also found a couple [Read More ...]

Copia – the social reading experience

23 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I covered Copia back at CES, so I wasn't going to post about it again. But with the recent Google Buzz debacle, I was curious about whether they considered how they might avoid the situation. As it [Read More ...]
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