Ed Nawotka reflects on the end of the TOC conferences, noting that the technobabble introduced at the events has now become our commonplace diction in publishing.
Dubai’s Rufoof e-bookseller offers 5,000 titles in Arabic and has attracted 100,000 users, 50% from Saudi Arabia, starting with free Islamic titles.
If you know some HTML, the next step is to learn how to style your HTML with CSS. Nick Ruffilo offers us a quick introduction to cascading stylesheets.
If publishers want to provide real value to their authors, Nick Ruffilo argues that they need to develop capabilities beyond what the average user with a computer can manage.
Porter Anderson assesses the Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair, where metaphors were in vogue, the end of copyright debated, and speed was the word of the day.
Random House has appointed ePubDirect to manage distribution of ebook assets and provide retail support for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India.
Houston-based Kbuuk is one of the latest in a long line of file conversion and self-publishing ebook platforms to emerge in the wake of the digital explosion.
Apple told Izneo, a French online comic book platform, to remove 3,700 of its BD and comics due to pornographic content, though 1,200 have since been restored.
The National Library of the Netherlands and Google, which began in 2011 to digitize 160,000 books from the library, have just made 80,000 publicly available.
Random House has recently updated its BookScout app that allow it to sync up with Facebook’s improved timeline. Can it capitalize on Goodreads-Amazon discontent?