Amazon, Harper Talks Take a Turn

A 'Business Insider' story is seen by some as Amazon turning up the heat on HarperCollins over sales terms negotiations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race soars to top

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) has rocketed straight into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot in its first week in the chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:35:29 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:53:45 UTC ]
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(PHOTOS) Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25: A history in photos

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-05 17:38:09 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Turns 10

Since its launch in 2009, Amazon’s publishing group has developed a backlist of 10,000 titles, and 40 of its authors have reached more than one million readers each. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Newman and Coe urge readers to turn to high street after stock delays at 'Scrooge' Amazon

Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of their titles on Amazon.co.uk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Amazon Kindle Now Turning 10, David Naggar Says Content Is Prime

On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon's ebook ecosystem on book publishing. The post With Amazon Kindle Now Turning 10, David Naggar Says Content Is Prime appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new Kindle app makes it easier to turn your phone or tablet into a book

I’m a big fan of e-ink Kindles -- preferring them over real books. If you do a lot of reading, they’re great. However, some people prefer the versatility of an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone, and there's a clear benefit to those. You only need to carry around the one device. Today, Amazon... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and EU 'in settlement talks' over ebook investigation

Amazon Inc and European Union regulators have started settlement discussions over the internet giant’s ebook deals with publishers, according to news reports. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops turn a new page to fight off threat from Amazon

Spate of openings of ‘destination’ stores as owners offer drinks, performances and crafts to tempt customers away from Amazon It’s children’s story hour at the Book Nook in Hove and the owner, Vanessa Lewis, is doing a reading of Julia Donaldson’s rhyming picture book The Detective Dog. Related:... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracking Amazon: New Harper Lee Tops The Charts

'Go Set a Watchman,' to be released by HarperCollins this July, claimed the #1 spot on Amazon's chart, with 'Mockingbird,' written 50 years prior, jumping #7,564 to the #2 spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle Convert turns paper books into ebooks, if you're patient

Got books to digitize and plenty of patience? Amazon's Kindle Convert software will let you scan them at home. As spotted by The Ebook Reader, Kindle Convert is a $50 PC application that turns printed pages into Kindle ebooks. It should work with most scanners, provided they support at least... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle Textbook Creator turns authors into teachers (and vice versa)

While ebooks are everywhere, electronic textbooks never really caught on, despite their potential to bring immersive learning at a lower cost. Amazon is trying to change that with the Kindle Textbook Creator, a free app from its newly formed Kindle ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW: Amazon's Grandinetti talks subscription, innovation

In a predictably careful interview at New York's Digital Book World conference between DBW’s Mike Shatzkin and Michael Cader, and Amazon Kindle senior vice-president Russ Grandinetti, earlier today (Wednesday 14th January), the most important moment may have come when Shatzkin suggested that, in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S in Talks with Amazon

At a conference in Colorado, CBS CEO Les Moonves said the company's Simon & Schuster subsidiary is "negotiating with Amazon as we speak." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster in talks with Amazon

The president of Simon & Schuster’s parent company, CBS Corp, has said the company is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon-backed award turned down by Ahlberg

Distinguished children’s author Allan Ahlberg [pictured] has declined the inaugural... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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