In the rush to market in Brazil, three international ebook sellers staked their claim on the same day. Why? The reasons are clear, but perhaps a bit ephemeral.
On Wednesday, the same day Kobo celebrated the launch of its e-bookstore in Brazil, Google then Amazon opened their e-bookstores for business 35 minutes apart.
Editorials are beginning to appear in UK newspapers encouraging consumers to consider boycotting Amazon and other multinationals who avoid paying UK tax rates.
Google announced three new Android devices on its blog on Monday morning: the Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus 10 tablet, available November 13th.
During a CEO panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012, execs from bookselling giants discussed global e-book trends and how they differ across various markets.
After seven years of litigation, Google and the Association of American Publishers have settled their lawsuit, opening the door for Google to display contested content.
Google has launched its Nexus 7 Android tablet, along with localized selection of content, including e-books and movies, in Japan.
The price for economist Paul Krugman’s latest bestseller, End This Depression Now!, can vary by as much as $15, a worrying stat says Peter Osnos.
Craig Mod has made all the content in his book Art Space Tokyo available to search engines, arguing that this is likely to spur sales.
To Google content is a ready-made store of metadata and the Frommer’s purchase, combined with Zagat last year, provides additional context for travel searches.