At the Tokyo International Book Fair the focus finally shifted away from devices to actual ebooks, but hype of their immediately transforming the business was toned down.
The Department of Justice’s trial against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing has had more than a few moments of entertaining linguistic absurdity.
A new survey shows that Amazon’s Kindle is leading Japan’s market for ebook sales, with Apple second, followed by Kinokuniya’s Kinoppy, Sony’s Reader Store and Kobo.
Mexico’s digital publishing industry has been hampered by low internet penetration, yet the government and publishers are fighting to move ahead and innovate.
When it comes to the future of the internet, Chinese and American companies are facing off and taking very different strategies. Which is likely to be victorious?
In 2012, Brazil became the latest battleground for the big international ebooksellers. Ebook sales have since skyrocketed, with Apple in the early lead ahead of Amazon.
Amazon is hiring for positions in Russia, suggesting its Kindle ebookstore will open there soon and where they will take on several established, but not yet dominant, competitors.
The new Gimbal app, launching Tuesday at the London Book Fair, features translated short stories for commuters that allows you to explore a city through fiction.
Facing a 30% slowdown in growth in the US, Smashwords’ CEO Mark Coker says the big opportunity is abroad and the company is doing more to cater to non-English speakers.
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.