Since May, Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been locked in a battle over the pricing of e-books. And it’s upset many authors because it’s made their work less available.
For customers it’s meant that they can’t pre-order books from authors such as J. But Amazon is willing to upset some customers and authors as it pursues a long-term strategy for books.
The titles are offered through Pro Quest ebook companies ebrary and EBL.
Changes in ebook production and conversion technologies are opening up new opportunities when it comes to digital content.
Using multi-layered designs that allow for multimedia, images and even music to be presented to readers as they consume literature, the new format they’ve come up with allows a new way of interfacing with what we read… Downloading ( Kindle & Audible — ed .) ebooks from untrustworthy websites might result in your Amazon account data being compromised, reports one German researcher.
According to Benjamin Daniel Mussler, a security flaw allows malicious code to be injected into an ebook’s metadata, which will then trigger when the victim opens up their Kindle Library web page.
An inquiry into the market for electronic books (e-books) in the UK should be launched, the Publishers Association has said.
e-Book News It is a truth too rarely acknowledged, that a commuter in possession of a sophisticated electronic device, must be in want of a good book.
Hypertext blogger Steve Johnson, paraphrasing Jane Austen RECENT NEWS Since April last year, we’ve been doing something new with news.
But that expansion is also creating a handful of challenges for those who use such tools, and quality assurance methods will need to adapt to keep pace…
For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market…