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eBook pricing lawsuit may be coming to Apple & big publishers today

eBook pricing lawsuit may be coming to Apple & big publishers today

In an effort to protect consumers from heightened e-book prices, the Department of Justice could sue Apple Wednesday morning. The DOJ is concerned with a deal between Apple and five other publishers — Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, Macmillan, [Read More]

Research shows that tech savvy is becoming the top skill in corporations

Research shows that tech savvy is becoming the top skill in corporations

As the internet has grown from 70 million users in 1997 to 2.2 billion, entrepreneurial companies with technology at their core have disrupted entire industries and threatened or eliminated incumbents. For example, Square, the new electronic payment service, has already [Read More]

Newest trend? Tablets, tablet apps & digital content says Brit census

Newest trend? Tablets, tablet apps & digital content says Brit census

What’s the number-one priority for UK publishers in the next 12 months? Tablets, according to their Association of Online Publishers’ (AOP) annual Content & Trends Census. Unlike last year, when most publishers said their websites would be the main way they will [Read More]

PaymentOne passes $5 billion mark in virtual and mobile good services

PaymentOne passes $5 billion mark in virtual and mobile good services

PaymentOne, the pioneer in frictionless payment and carrier billing solutions, today announced the company surpassed $5 billion in micro-payment transactions and incremental revenue generation for its digital clients. PaymentOne enables publishers, application developers [Read More]

Financial Times & Penguin show big revenue boost thanks to digital & mobile

Financial Times & Penguin show big revenue boost thanks to digital & mobile

Publishing group Pearsons’ latest financial results reveal strong digital growth at two of its divisions: newspaper the Financial Times and book publisher Penguin. Mobile devices now take a 22% share of traffic to the FT.com website, and more than 15% of new [Read More]

A magazine apps ‘report card’ shows pass-fail rankings

A magazine apps ‘report card’ shows pass-fail rankings

Magazine publishers are putting a lot of faith in apps, building development teams and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars (in some cases, much more) to launch them. Last week, Hearst unveiled its new app lab. Meanwhile, Apple recently changed its terms to allow [Read More]

Do traditional book publishers have a digital future?

Do traditional book publishers have a digital future?

CinnamonTeal Publishing, a division of Dogears Print Media Pvt. Ltd, is organizing Publishing Next, a two-day Conference on the future of publishing on 16 and 17 September 2011 in Goa. Supported by the British Council, UK’s international organisation for educational and [Read More]

Can adding simple virtual 3D elements help publishers attract readers?

Can adding simple virtual 3D elements help publishers attract readers?

Virtual & 3D Immersive Solutions for Publishers Whether you are a major publisher, a self-publisher, an association or an author you will have noticed that the trend in publishing is moving into all things virtual. This trend is not affecting just eReaders like iPads, [Read More]

All-In-One: New technology gives you socnet + online games + virtual world

All-In-One: New technology gives you socnet + online games + virtual world

HuzuVirtual, a  brand new technology from HuzuTech, allows the creation of online,multi-player, browser-based virtual worlds, which promises to revolutionise the social gaming sector. The company today launched Paperworld (www.huzutech.com/products/huzuvirtual/)a [Read More]

New Study! UK publishers just don’t ‘get’ mobile

New Study! UK publishers just don’t ‘get’ mobile

Only 56 of 719 UK print titles have mobile sites with universal device coverage. The study by 2ergo, called Mobilising Media, concludes that publishers’ business models are not ready to take advantage of mobile. Regardless of whether their content is free/ad supported [Read More]

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