On April 9-10 in Frankfurt, the new RightsTech Europe conference will explore rights management and monetization in book publishing and media industries.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
Russian book publishers are considering signing on to a new anti-piracy memorandum of cooperation with major tech platforms.
Having attracted Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka to the Pula Book Fair, Zagreb’s Ivan Sršen says he sees promise in Croatia’s young editors.
Taking the long view on a vast marketplace, this year’s Reading X conference from OpenBook in Beijing focused on reader engagement and content development.
The massive audiences and lucrative development of the streaming platforms can mean some tough choices for publishers trying to map out screen success.
Just try to get into this year without slipping on a banana peel. ‘Words Without Borders’ this month helps you pick yourself up off the floor, with international humor.
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
Themed on ‘German Stories,’ the Guest of Honor program at Taipei International Book Exhibition in February is to feature the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus as part of its presentation.
In Russia, a government plan to provide lower-cost retail sites to independent booksellers at state cultural facilities may help smaller bookstores survive.