While many in the industry have reacted to Arnaud Nourry’s description of the ebook as ‘exactly the same as print, except it’s electronic,’ others might suggest that that’s precisely what the consumer wants from digital reading.
The platform’s community, according to media information, grew in 2017 by more than 40 percent and now draws more than 65 million users monthly to its system, which supports more than 50 languages.
Despite the availability of new technology, a new report from Information Media finds that publishers may be locked into legacy publishing software systems for financial reasons.
At the start of the 2018 CES week, California-based Quantum Storey Company exhibits its first AR and VR enhanced title in the ‘Operation You’ series of children’s books.
Wattpad’s data team reveals 2017’s most popular topics for fan fiction and original writing among the platform’s young adult Millennial and Gen Z readers.
UK publisher and commentator Michael Bhaskar talks of the centricity he sees in curation as the essential service and activity of publishers.
At a time of political tumult, FutureBook 2017 was a comparatively steady event, rocked only occasionally by the contrarian views that make sparks fly.
‘It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,’ says the Digital Science report’s author, but so might ‘a less drastic change.’
The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore highlighted one of the most promising publishing regions, Southeast Asia, and its emerging digital scene.
On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon’s ebook ecosystem on book publishing.