*+-Playster, a digital multimedia streaming platform, will now sell ebooks from Simon & Schuster on a subscription basis.
*+-Pigeonhole a young, digital-only publisher in the UK, is commissioning new fiction, refashioning classics, and offering their ebooks via serialization and subscription.
*+-France is once again putting pressure on Amazon, this time through ebook subscription. Ironically, France’s homegrown subscription services may suffer more.
*+-Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.
*+-For the first time, Facebook’s Internet.org app has bundled free ebooks with its services, starting in Colombia with 24symbols.
*+-Oyster, a book subscription service in the United States, has kicked off 2015 with two major announcements, including offering more than 1 million books.
*+-With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.
*+-The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.
*+-We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers’ best option, argues 24symbols co-founder, Justo Hidalgo.
*+-Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.