Porter Anderson’s roundup of Web buzz looks at the deluge of data coming out of confabs in Italy, B&Ns battle with S&S, Sebastian Posth’s German analytics, and much more.
ISBNs date back to the 1960s, but many think the system no longer reflects the realities of the digital age. Should the ISBN system be abolished, updated, or left alone?
This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil looks at the emerging Brazilian paperback market, and two plans to offer more free e-books to university students.
Nielsen Book reported at TOC Frankfurt that print book sales are declining in key global markets, but consumers are increasingly enticed by the value of e-books.
A study from Nielsen reveals that the demographics of tablet and e-reader owners is changing, trending away from early adopters and becoming more mainstream.
European publishers may be lagging behind in e-publishing, but they have time to learn from the mistakes of publishers in the US, UK and Japan
By Hannah Johnson Millennial Media has just released a “State of the Apps Industry” report on the current state of the mobile app industry and makes predictions about next year, which include the growth of Android and Windows Phone 7, as well as increased revenues from mobile apps next year. Download the complete report from Millennial Media here. (via ReadWriteWeb). …