Hanvon Begins Publishing Japanese Ebooks in China

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

By Ed Nawotka A report in the Daily Yomiuri reports that “Tokyo-based media firm Creek & River Co. has signed a contract to supply content to Hanvon Technology Co., the largest producer of e-book readers in China.”¬†Creek & River plans to focus on Japanese titles from “small and mid-sized publishing firms and individuals, including comics, novels and magazine articles” starting …

BEA 2010 Finale: Digital and Print Learn to Co-exist, Russia is Focus for 2012

In Guest Contributors by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka If one were to summarize what could be learned from BEA 2010, it might be this: Print and Digital are learning to co-exist. Several deals announced during the show, including Baker and Taylor’s agreement to work with LibreDigital for expanded digital content distribution, Penguin’s announcement that is has worked out an arrangement with Amazon to once again …