Analyst: Apple's e-Textbook Gambit 'Just a 70% Solution'

Apple today announced iBooks Author and iBooks 2, free applications that let educational publishers and teachers create and market K-12 textbooks and course... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple move raises doubts over Kindle app

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:33 Apple's decision to grab a revenue share from ebook purchases made via apps raises questions over the future of Amazon's Kindle app, according to media reports. As The Bookseller reported yesterday, the FT notes that Apple is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils Digital Subscription Service

Apple has officially rolled out its long awaited subscription-model for content publishers in the App Store. Under the plan, if subscribers come to a publisher's app organically through the App store, Apple gets a 30 percent share. If the publisher brings a new or existing subscriber to the App,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple App Store subscription plan gouges publishers, eats their young

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Somebody call the cops -- eh, antitrust authorities. Apple's subscription plan is here, and it's as bad for many, if not most, publishers as rumored. The first of several key sentences from Apple's press announcement: "Publishers may no longer provide links in their apps... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU Publishers Blast Apple's IPad Subscription Plan

European publishers have added their voice to the chorus of criticism of Apple’s plans for iPad newspaper subscriptions. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Apple Close the e-Book on Kindle?

Analysis: Apple is modifying its licensing policy, raising doubts that ebooks bought elsewhere will be readable on Apple devices. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple sets 31st March deadline for app changes

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 10:49 Apple is set for a collision course with Amazon after setting a 31st March deadline for its changes to its app terms. From that date, all apps must make any content they use available for purchase within the app itself. This... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPhone app store, Amazon Kindle: Why ebook sellers should stop playing by Apple's rules.

Over the last few months the tech industry has been inching toward ebook nirvana. For one thing, gadget makers keep improving e-readers while slashing prices. (I'm going to renew my bet that Amazon will begin selling the Kindle for less than $100 by the end of the year.) The bigger story,... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple confirms rule change over ebook apps

Written By: Philip Jones Apple has confirmed that it wants a cut of Amazon's Kindle sales made via its iPad and iPhone apps. The giant hardware company has said that it will no longer allow apps to sell content via a separate browser link, unless customers are also given the option of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple rewrites rules on selling content via apps

Apple has moved to block third party app developers from selling content, such as ebooks, outside of the app store, leading to speculation that it wants a cut of digital purchases, even when they are made via apps such as the Kindle app. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Rejects Sony Reader App, Tightens Grip on Content Sales

Apple has reportedly rejected Sony's reader app from the App store for selling content within the app and letting customers make purchases outside the App store (such as within the Sony Reader Store, according to The New York Times. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Moves to Tighten Control of App Store

Sony said Apple had rejected its ebook app because it did not route book sales through Apple’s system. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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