Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come.
With its content “primarily in English” now—more languages to come—the venture is meant to take China’s digital literature and self-published content to a world audience.
The challenge is to respond to the customer ‘as a partner or collaborator,’ says one expert in a discussion of where publishing is in the digital dynamic.
In his Global Ebook Report this year, Rüdiger Wischenbart looks at how the disparate realities in world markets add up to no cohesive single interpretation.
The European Commission calls Amazon’s antitrust commitments ‘a timely, effective and comprehensive solution to the competition concerns’ raised.
‘I completely disagree with the phrase “publish or perish,” says one voice in academic publishing. So what does the digital disruption disrupt?
Mobile storytelling platform oolipo has released its iOS mobile app along with 12 original, multimedia series. ‘Creative storytellers’ and Android to follow.
Textbooks, George Orwell, and Karl Marx share spots on the Beijing campus’ 2016 report on favorite reads among students. And digital reading is up.
Spain’s Elisa Yuste talks us through leading concepts and directions in apps for kids and young adults in the coming year, including more apps for ‘Android kids.’
Despite months of controversy, the now-completed W3C-IDPF merger means, says Jeff Jaffe, ‘an empowering environment’ for publishing’s development.