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Amazon Kindle now supports Arabic language books

Amazon’s Kindle hardware and associated online ebook store have revolutionized the reading experience. While some folks are scared of change, and desperately clutch their paper books, the future is clearly digital. Quite frankly, it’s wasteful to produce paper books. Not to mention, they take up... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo will sell discounted digital copies of your paper books

Kobo, the Canadian e-reader titan, has snapped up a little-known ebook platform called Shelfie and will incorporate its features into its apps. Shelfie was a service that sold digital copies of print books you already own at a discount before it shu... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The fall and rise of physical book sales worldwide – in data

The effect of ebooks on sales of paper books has not been as drastic as expected – it seems that other, more unpredictable factors have a greater influence on how and what we readNielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble announces Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK

Paper books are archaic -- e-readers and tablets are the proper way to read nowadays. They are more convenient for traveling, helpful for nighttime reading, and most importantly, don't take up room. Both public and in-home libraries are a waste of space. Today, Barnes and Noble announces its... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe rules ebooks won't get tax breaks like paper books

Isn't it ironic that tiny nuances of tax law can often cause colossal results out in the real world? It's one of those judgments that has rocked Europe after its highest court ruled that ebooks aren't actually goods at all. Currently, paper books so... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No reduced tax rate for ebooks, top EU court rules

E-books must be subject to the full rate of value-added tax (VAT), and European Union countries may not extend tax exemptions for books to include ebooks, the EU’s highest court ruled Thursday, adding that it considers downloadable ebooks to be services.Most EU member states, with the exception... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Antonio plans one of the nation's first bookless libraries

The $1.5-million San Antonio library – which will have computers, tablets, and e-readers, but no paper books – will be like 'an Apple store.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Are ebooks killing off paper books?

The Publishers Association have released new figures which explain how much damage ebooks are doing to their paper based alternatives. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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