Google Play Ebooks Expands to 9 New Asian Countries

Google has expanded Play ebook sales to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play to expand ebook offering to 13 new countries

Google Play is soon to make ebooks available in 13 more countries around the world. The company... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Expanding Its Test of a Breaking News Tag to Publishers in More Countries

Facebook is expanding the breaking news tag it began testing in March to more markets and displaying the resulting breaking news label in more countries. The social network kicked off the test in March with more than 50 publishers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Australia. Product... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play launches audiobook store

Google Play has launched a dedicated audiobook store to take advantage of the recent growth in downloads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices

While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it's a moment to look at aspects of the format's sales-building prominence: the other way of 'reading.' The post Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play banner hints at dedicated audiobook section

Google Play might be close to launching a section dedicated to selling audiobooks. 9to5Google has spotted a banner displayed in the Books section of the app market announcing its arrival. It was even promoting a 50 percent discount for your first aud... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play sale serves up 99 cent movie and TV show rentals

If you've been putting off renting a film, buying an app, or downloading an ebook, you'll be glad to hear that it's sale time on the Google Play Store (again). That means all movie rentals now cost a buck, and the same goes for three episodes from TV... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your local library’s ebooks will now show up in Google searches

Google has made life a little easier for those who like to check out ebooks from their local library. Now, when you search for a book through Google, results for libraries near you that carry that ebook will show up along with outlets where you can... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Bertelsmann expand digital scholarship programme

Bertelsmann and Google are between them to fund 75,000 scholarships through US online education provider Udacity, in which Bertelsmann has a stake. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google expands AMP, as it presents a friendly face to publishers

Google, long feared by publishers, is now cozying up to them -- at least in comparison to Facebook. The search giant acknowledged it needs to do more to help publishers monetize their fast-loading mobile pages, so it's expanding Accelerated Mobile Pages, its open-source effort to speed up the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

The new feature, intended to help users with book discovery, mines information from online book news, reviews and video content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Expands AMP in Search Results as Retailers Join Push for Faster Mobile Web

Google made a move Tuesday that should have every publisher and ecommerce player on notice, expanding links to Accelerated Mobile Pages beyond a carousel at the top of its search results to the full list of hits below.Google has been displaying AMP pages in a carousel intended to highlight news... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maryland ebook consumers to share in $9 million Apple settlement

Thousands of Maryland consumers who bought electronic books at artificially inflated prices will get their share of $9 million in credits and checks from Apple this week, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Monday.The credits, first announced in March, are part of a $400 million... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Expands Ebook Library Lending to Germany, Austria and Switzerland

With a global reach to 34,000 libraries and institutions, digital library lending service OverDrive expands its service to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The post OverDrive Expands Ebook Library Lending to Germany, Austria and Switzerland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google launches ebook 'experiment'

Google has launched a new digital-only bookstore "for books that cannot be printed". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google experiments with ebooks designed for your phone

E-books are just digital recreations of what you can get on paper. Wouldn't it be better if they took advantage of internet-connected mobile devices to tell new stories? Google, at least, wants to give this a shot. It just launched Editions At Play,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books is more comic friendly thanks to vertical scrolling

Is Google Play Books your go-to app for reading comic books? If so, your digital page turning is about to get a whole lot better. While the app is getting a number of updates, the most notable is the introduction of vertical scrolling. Rather than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books Adds New Comics Features

The Google Play Store adds landscape scrolling, curated series pages and personal recommendations for comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook Sub Service Oyster Closing Shop, Google Takes Its Talent

Oyster, one of the first and most prominent ebook subscription services, is shutting down, with much of its team moving on to Google Play Books. The post Ebook Sub Service Oyster Closing Shop, Google Takes Its Talent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google snaps up staff from Oyster's soon-to-close ebook service

Oyster's experiment with a Netflix-like subscription service for ebooks appears to be coming to a close... at least, in its current form. The startup is warning customers that it will shut down its all-you-can-read service over the course of seve... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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