Sony to close Reader store and move users to Kobo's ebook platform in 'late March'

With its eye firmly fixed on a return to profitability, Sony's been making extensive cuts to its business arms in recent days (bye bye, VAIO!). So it's no surprise the company would train that cost-cutting eye onto another underperforming unit -- its... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony to Close E-bookstore, Move Customers to Kobo

Sony, one of the first companies to enter the ebook market, will close its ebookstore in March and allow its American and Canadian customers to migrate their accounts to Kobo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Microsoft ebooks store closes and customer libraries to be deleted

Microsoft has removed the ebooks category from its online store in a move that will see purchased titles deleted from customer libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Microsoft closes its ebook store

Did you build your ebook library through the Microsoft Store? You'll need to make a change in plans. Microsoft has not only removed books from its online portal, but plans to remove access to existing purchases and rentals in early July. It's not... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble to close its Nook ebook store in the UK

Barnes and Noble has decided to lay down its arms and stop competing with Amazon for ebook and e-reader sales in the UK. The bookstore operator has announced it will stop selling digital content, including fiction and non-fiction, magazines and video... Continue reading at Engadget

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Sony customers shift to Kobo platform

Sony's e-reading customers will shift to the Kobo platform in the US and Canada from March,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New UK Ebook Platform to Allow Readers to Share Titles via Facebook

In the UK a new ebook platform Boosh will allow readers to share an ebook with a fellow Facebook user to read for free after its read and deleted from their own account. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sony opens German e-reader store

Sony has opened an e-reader store in Germany, selling digital titles in eight different... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo unveils new ebook readers

Kobo unveils three new devices ahead of rival e-readers being made available in UK high street stores. Continue reading at BBC World

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Kobo launches ebook store in Germany

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:37 Kobo has begun selling ebooks in Germany, including offering 80,000 titles in the German language, and 2.4 million ebooks in total. The ebookseller is also promising that its devices will be sold in a major consumer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google's eBooks Platform Gets Its First Dedicated E-Reader

The first dedicated Google eBooks e-reader is finally headed to market. On July 17, the $139.99 iriver Story HD, will land on the shelves of Target stores nationwide, becoming the first e-reader to allow users to browse, buy and download Google eBooks directly over Wi-Fi. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month. The post Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com are talking sustainability in an ebook subscription model. The post Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Waterstones abandons click and collect and closes its stores over lockdown

Waterstones is temporarily closing its stores due to the latest lockdown, furloughing staff and no longer offering a click and collect service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvard Book Store Closes Temporarily Due to Employee Covid Infection

The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass., has temporarily closed to in-person browsing after a member of the staff tested positive for Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kobo's new entry-level e-reader is the $100 Nia

Rakuten’s Kobo readers are still hanging around to compete with Amazon’s Kindle lineup, and the company just unveiled a new model. The Kobo Nia is an entry-level reader with a six-inch, 1,024 x 758 Carta E Ink display (with Kobo’s ComfortLight front... Continue reading at Engadget

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With Stores Closed, Barnes & Noble Does Some Redecorating

Retail locations shuttered during lockdowns, so the company spruced up hundreds of its stores as the first step in a bigger plan. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed

Shelter in place orders throughout the country haven’t just brought the economy to a grinding halt, but frozen civic infrastructure as well. Sure, water still flows from our taps, police and firefighters are still on the job, but your local library l... Continue reading at Engadget

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Cosmopolitan Has Many Platforms, But Just One Focus: Its Readers

Innovation means a lot of different things to a lot of different people in a lot of different industries. In publishing, the word has typically been tethered to data-driven digital products, rather than ideas and ideators. But at Cosmopolitan, innovation is taking on a more complex meaning that... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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