Global brands may appear to dominate ebook subscriptions, but nimble, local publishing startups across Europe are winning authors’ hearts and minds.
Alec Ross sees a future in which digital books can be delivered as unpiratable text messages and the big data revolution is democratized to smaller players.
A Mellon grant is funding UPScope, a new visual discovery platform for long-form scholarly platform from the Association of American University Presses.
Execs from Cornelsen Schulverlage, Scholastic India, Capstone’s myON, and Microsoft Education share thoughts about various edtech business models.
Kenyan publishing is in a perpetual fight for survival, but sees potential in the digital revolution to open new means of distribution and production.
The EU Digital Economy and Society commissioner, Günther Oettinger, told a Frankfurt Book Fair audience the EU is striving for a single digital market.
Neil Balthaser of Intellogo discusses the company’s launch, target markets and how AI and machine learning intends to simplify and solve complex problems.
Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised.
Al Manhal the Arabic-language ebook education company, has attracted more than a million users and updated its database to allow full-text search.
LitRes, Russia’s dominant ebookseller, is helping to develop the country’s National Digital Library, which is expected to host 1.5m + titles by 2018.