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Love Haruki Murakami? There’s An App For That

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In the UK, Vintage Books and Aimer Media have launched the Murakami Diary app, which offers 6 new exclusive short stories by Haruki Murakami for £1.99.

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Has The Time for Ereaders Come and Gone?

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Several newspapers suggest that disappointing sales of ereaders over the holidays in deference to booming tablet sales marks the end of the ereader boom.

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Turning Traditional Magazines into “Social Hubs”

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Netizeen is a new iPad app aimed at unlocking a magazine’s inherent social networking potential by allowing users to communicate in realtime with editors and others.

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Apple Unveils 4th Generation iPad and iPad Mini

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Apple unveiled today the 7-inch iPad Mini and a new, 4th generation iPad. The Mini will start at $329 and is aimed at book readers. iBooks has also been updated.

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Is That Light from Your E-reading Keeping You Awake? Yes!

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A new report says that a 2-hour exposure to back-lit displays, like e-readers, could delay sleep by disturbing the body’s natural circadian rhythm.

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How Is Writing A Children’s Book Different Than Writing An App?

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Kate Wilson, managing director for leading UK children’s publisher Nosy Crow, discusses goes into writing book apps and how it differs from picture books.

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The iPad vs. Television and Cinema as a Distribution Platform

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Direct-to-consumer, enabled by digital, is a game changing paradigm, especially for content creators like filmmakers who sacrifice and compromise little.

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Pinball London Produces First Feature Film to Debut on iPad

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Defying traditional models of film distribution, The Silver Goat debuted on the iPad allowing it to instantly reach a broad international audience.

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MotherApp’s FamLoop App Makes Reading a Family Experience

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FamLoop app, developed by Hong Kong’s MotherApp, turns digital reading into a family bonding experience.

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Medical Publishing as a Model for Future Growth

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Paula Gantz reports from the recent STM conference in London where the hot topics were subscription models, new revenue streams, Chinese opportunities, & more.

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