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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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 Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

The Google Play Store is joining in on the cyber week sale madness, offering some tempting deals on a variety of digital content.Click over to the Play Store to scroll through everything that is up for grabs. Some of the best deals are on entertainment, with Academy Award winner Her available... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rough Guides to offer free ebook with printed copies

Rough Guides is offering readers a free ebook version when they buy printed travel guides, as the company tries to grow its digital business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 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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Facebook’s and Google’s subscription tools offer publishers modest improvements

The subscription lift has been modest, and the tools can be cumbersome to implement, limiting their impact, publishers say. The post Facebook’s and Google’s subscription tools offer publishers modest improvements appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-26 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 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 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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In Video Play, Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions for Music Rights

Facebook is offering major record labels and music publishers hundreds of millions of dollars so the users of its social network can legally include songs in videos they upload, according to people familiar with the matter.The posting and viewing of video on Facebook has exploded in recent... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Is About to Offer Publishers a Feature Similar to Snapchat’s Discover Stories

First, Instagram and Facebook wanted to be more like Snapchat, and now Google evidently does, too. The Wall Street Journal reported today that Google is developing a content system, called Stamp, that's designed to look like information seen via Snapchat's publisher channel Discover. Citing... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Said to Offer Publishers A New YouTube Deal

YouTube, on an aggressive push to expand its footprint in online video, is said to be offering publishers more control over their own ad inventory in order to win their business.The site is offering major publishers who choose its backend video player the ability to control ad sales both on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo is the next to offer an ebook subscription service

All-you-can-read ebook subscriptions are nothing new (just ask Amazon), but Kobo is just now joining the fray. It's launching Kobo Plus, a service that offers unlimited reading of eligible books (currently 40,000 titles) for a flat monthly fee. Wh... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers urged to respond to Amazon's new ebook offer

The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that Amazon has offered to remove controversial Most Favoured Nation (MFN) clauses in ebook contracts and is asking publishers for feedback on the pledges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-25 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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The Guadalajara Book Fair Expands Its Range of Offerings

The largest Spanish-language book fair in the world has become a place where thought leaders, artists, educators, and scientists gather to share information that impacts the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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