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PublishNews Brazil: iBookstore Outsells Competitors, Record’s Anniversary

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Apple’s Brazilian store is selling more ebooks than Amazon, Kobo and Brazilian retailer Saraiva; Groupo Editoral Record hits 70, and Amazon signs up retail partners.

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PublishNews Brazil: Ebook Prices Disappoint, Romania Hot for Brazil

PublishNews Brazil

This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil looks at disappointment over high ebook prices in Brazil, the booming market for Brazilian lit in Romania, and Frankfurt’s new Sao Paolo staffer.

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Google Play Now Selling Books and Movies in Russia

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A week after Apple opened the Russian iTunes Store, users can now download books and movies from the Russian Google Play Store.

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What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch?

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In the rush to market in Brazil, three international ebook sellers staked their claim on the same day. Why? The reasons are clear, but perhaps a bit ephemeral.

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Google and Amazon Launch Brazilian E-bookstores, Minutes Apart

A screenshot of Amazon's Brazilian e-bookstore

On Wednesday, the same day Kobo celebrated the launch of its e-bookstore in Brazil, Google then Amazon opened their e-bookstores for business 35 minutes apart.

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Should UK Consumers Boycott Amazon This Christmas?

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Editorials are beginning to appear in UK newspapers encouraging consumers to consider boycotting Amazon and other multinationals who avoid paying UK tax rates.

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Google Unveils 3 New Nexus Devices, Despite Hurricane

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Google announced three new Android devices on its blog on Monday morning: the Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus 10 tablet, available November 13th.

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E-Book Trends Differ Around the World

CEO Panel discusses worldwide e-book trends at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

During a CEO panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012, execs from bookselling giants discussed global e-book trends and how they differ across various markets.

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Google and AAP Settle Lawsuit, Opening Door for Contested Content

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After seven years of litigation, Google and the Association of American Publishers have settled their lawsuit, opening the door for Google to display contested content.

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Google Play E-books, Nexus 7 Land in Japan

Google Play in Japan

Google has launched its Nexus 7 Android tablet, along with localized selection of content, including e-books and movies, in Japan.

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