OverDrive’s Potash Again Questions W3C, IDPF Merger

OverDrive CEO Steve Potash continues to raise concerns that under the proposed merger of the W3C and the IDPF, the book industry will lose influence over the continued development of the ePUB ebook file standard. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive’s Potash Again Questions W3C, IDPF Merger

OverDrive CEO Steve Potash continues to raise concerns that under the proposed merger of the W3C and the IDPF, the book industry will lose influence over the continued development of the ePUB ebook file standard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive’s Steve Potash Moves to Block IDPF Merger with W3C

Despite IDPF members voting overwhelmingly in favor of a merger with the W3C internet standards organization, OverDrive CEO Steve Potash continues to aggressively organize opposition to it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDPF Close to Finalizing W3C Merger

Despite challenges from OverDrive CEO Steve Potash, IDPF officials said at a meeting yesterday that they are finalizing plans to join the W3C after an overwhelming vote in favor of the merger last November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDPF Votes to Approve Merger with W3C

The IDPF has voted overwhelmingly to approve the contentious proposal to merge with W3C, the web standards organization founded by Tim Berners-lee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDPF, W3C Considering Merger

IDPF leaders said a merger is being discussed as a way to "pursue future development of EPUB and improvement of the overall Web platform for publishing.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. and Meredith Merger Raises Important Questions for Magazine Media

Does a changing industry paradigm mean opportunity or peril for publishers? The post Time Inc. and Meredith Merger Raises Important Questions for Magazine Media appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Sessions ducks questions about White House influence on AT&T-Time Warner merger

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W3C Holds First Post-Merger Publishing Summit

In its first publishing conference since absorbing the International Digital Publishing Forum, developer of the ePUB ebook format, earlier this year, the W3C will examine how web technologies are shaping the future of publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Publishing Notes: Copyright Clearance Center, IDPF, W3C

Calling for more feedback and input, the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announces that merger considerations with W3C still are ongoing. CCC rolls out a new offering called RightFind CDS. The post International Publishing Notes: Copyright Clearance Center, IDPF, W3C appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

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The Guardian view on audiobooks: a growing market that asks existential questions | Editorial

When is a book not a book? When it is performed by a starry cast of hundreds. Except it has always been more complicated than thatNews this week of a 17% hike in the UK’s audiobook sales might seem like a niche business story, but it raises an existential question. What exactly is an audiobook... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gerald Levin, the former Time Warner CEO who engineered a disastrous mega-merger, is dead at 84

Gerald Levin, who led Time Warner Media into a disastrous $182 billion merger with the internet provider America Online, has died at the age of 84 Continue reading at ABC News

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Three Questions You Need to Answer as a Children’s Book Writer

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