Cengage Reaches Deal in Suit Over Subscription Service

The company has reached an agreement with two of its authors who had filed a suit alleging that the educational publisher's Cengage Unlimited subscription service will improperly cost them sales and royalty payments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotlight Falls on Subscription Services

Oyster, the ebook subscription service with nearly half a million titles, launched in 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited, an ebook subscription service

Amazon entered the ebook subscription market Friday by launching Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix-like subscription service for ebooks available for $9.99 a month.  Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Starts Monthly Subscription Service for Unlimited E-Books

Amazon introduced a $9.99- a-month service for unlimited Kindle ebook downloads, letting customers devour books like they binge on TV services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.Kindle Unlimited includes more than 600,000 Kindle books and thousands of audiobooks from Audible Inc., Amazon said today... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tests Kindle Unlimited, Its Own E-book Subscription Service

The $9.99 monthly service offers access to more than 600,000 books and audiobooks.Now the go-to place for electronics, groceries, and pretty much everything else, Amazon's e-commerce empire was built atop books. The site hasn't forgotten about its roots--it is reportedly testing an ebook and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Launch “Netflix for Ebooks” Subscription Service

Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 'testing ebook/audio subscription service'

Amazon appears to be testing an ebook and audiobook subscription programme in the US called... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tests Its Own E-Book Subscription Service

Amazon is quietly testing its own subscription ebook service, Kindle Unlimited, which will reportedly cost $9.99 per month and include over 600,000 titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon testing Netflix-style subscription service for ebooks

Ever heard of Kindle Unlimited? Us either, at least not until now. Originally spotted by kboards, a forum site that welcomes Kindle chatter, this previously unknown service appears to be an upcoming all-you-can-read subscription service from Amazon.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster Brings Subscription Service to Android

Its library of more than 500,000 titles is now available on all Android devices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Subscription Service for Christian Books Launched

Entitle Books, an ebook subscription service, has launched Entitle Christian, devoted exclusively to Christian books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global subscription deal for S&S

Simon & Schuster has partnered with Oyster and Scribd to offer subscriptions to its backlist... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capstone, Epic! Ink E-book Subscription Deal

Children's publisher Capstone Young Readers and Epic!, a kids’ ebook subscription service, announced a distribution agreement that will make 500 Capstone titles available through the Epic! digital service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Adds Lonely Planet to Subscription Service

Scribd has reached an agreement with Lonely Planet to add hundreds of its travel guides to the Scribd ebook subscription service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Nubico, Spain’s Latest Ebook Subscription Service

We talk to David Fernández Payatos, CEO of Nubico, the Spanish ebook subscription service that is looking to acquire 30% of Spain's e-reading market. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cengage reaches settlement with creditors

Cengage Learning has reached an agreement with its major creditors to reduce its outstanding debt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription ebook service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's books: Amazon expects you to buy lots and lots of ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will US Publishers Risk Dealing with a Russian Ebook Service?

Bookmate, a Russian ebook subscription service, wants to attract English language publishers to its platform to cater to developing markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster's subscription ebook service launches on iPad, goes invitation-free

Oyster's unlimited ebook service has been more of an exclusive club so far; you've had to read on an iPhone, and request an invitation just to get in. Both of those barriers are disappearing today. The company has just launched an iPad app that offers a more comfortable reading experience, with... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd launches subscription ebook service for Android, iOS and web

Many of us associate Scribd with embedded documents on websites, but the company has been quietly building an ebook platform -- first by selling content and later by soft-launching a subscription service. The company is now making its strategy clear by formally launching the ebook service and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, AOL Partner on Subscription Service

Publishers have partnered with AOL on a new bundled-subscription offering the company rolled out Monday. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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