Three New eBook Platforms Nearing their Debut

August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off

Great post in the Idea Logical Blog about 3 new eBook platforms – Google Editions, blio, and Copia.  The author, Mike Shatzkin, discusses each of the readers angles, pricing, content, and challenges.  Shatzkin’s final take, “So I think we can expect a multi-player ebook market, with some incompatible formats and a lot of incompatible DRM […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · DRM · Ebook Readers · Formats · Google Books · New Products · Publishing · Vendor News

eBook Wars – a live podcast this Wednesday

February 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments

**Note, this was recorded**  info below.  This Wednesday, Feb. 10th from 2PM – 3PM EST, Copyright Clearance Center’s Chris Kenneally will be hosting a special Beyond the Book live podcast (http://beyondthebookcast.com/live-webcast/) examining the eBook Wars, which are taking shape with MacMillan challenging Amazon and the rise of eReaders and the iPad. During the podcast, Chris […]

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New articles of interest

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Articles linked from my delicious account this week include: University Presses Stepping Up e-Book Efforts – 7/17/2009 1:56:00 PM – Publishers Weekly Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle Amazon Charts Course Toward E-Book Advertising Release E ahead of P? Might be the future, says pub guru Mike Shatzkin Giving away […]

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