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Amazon Kindle to Launch in Chile Within 18 Months

In Spanish World Book News by Andres Hax

By Andres Hax Santiago newspaper La Tercera reports that Pedro Huerta, the director of Kindle Content at Amazon, has assured Chileans that the Kindle will will be up and running in Chile, with enhanced content in Spanish, within 18 months. Pablo Dittborn, the editor of Random House Chile has assured that the costs of passing from PDF format to EPUB …

New York Times Announces Digital Subscriptions a.k.a Paywall

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced today the launch date and additional details of “digital subscriptions” for the New York Times — also known as a paywall. Digital subscriptions launched today for Canadian readers, which according to the announcement “will enable us to fine-tune the customer experience before our global launch.” The global launch …