e-Book Compendium
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Publishers limiting e-book access, librarians say 23 Oct 2014
Increasing numbers of Ohio public-library patrons download e-books while rarely visiting the libraries themselves. But as the number of e-book readers in the state increases — Ohio’s 251 public libraries had 8.7 million digital downloads in 2013 — library leaders from throughout the state say publishers are limiting access to their digital collections. U.S. Reps. Pat Tiberi and Steve Stivers met ...
Tabtor Publishes Sixth-Grade Math Resource for Parents 23 Oct 2014
Tabtor, a leader in iPad- and tablet-based personalized learning, today announced it is publishing a resource to help prepare families for the math concepts being introduced with the Common Core State ...
Do Readers Really Prefer Their Dusty Old Paperbacks To E-Books? The E-Book Industry By The Numbers [Infographic] 22 Oct 2014
Today, 23 percent of all male adults and 33 percent of all female adults in the United States read e-books. In fact, the global e-book industry is worth a whopping $8.5 billion. This still pales in comparison to global print's $53.9 billion so it's little surprise readers still prefer holding those [...]
Simon & Schuster e-book deal with Amazon closes a chapter 21 Oct 2014
The Simon & Schuster agreement with Amazon brought a sigh of relief to some authors, who will not have to worry about it deteriorating into an ugly, protracted battle such...
Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal – what does this mean for Hachette? 21 Oct 2014
Amazon and Simon & Schuster recently reached a deal on e-book and print book prices and it gives Simon & Schuster control over e-book prices 'with some limited exceptions.' E-book prices are reportedly part of the ongoing dispute between Amazon and publisher Hachette.
Amazon, Simon & Schuster sign book retail deal 21 Oct 2014
New York (AFP) - Amazon has reached a deal with American book publisher Simon & Schuster, the companies said, though the e-commerce giant remains at loggerheads with France's Hachette over e-book pricing.
Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster 20 Oct 2014
Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.
Japan's electronics firms turn to e-book distribution 14 Oct 2014
The outlook for the domestic market in Japanese-made electronic-book readers has become darker with the recent announcement by Toshiba Corp
Electronics firms turn to e-book distribution 14 Oct 2014
The outlook for the domestic market in Japanese-made electronic-book readers has become darker with the recent announcement by Toshiba Corp. that it will stop manufacturing e-book readers. The announcement followed the departure of all other major Japanese electronics makers from the market. The electronics makers' failure in the market has been attributed to putting e-book readers on the back ...
1E E-Book Addresses Role of BYOPC for Future of Mobile Workforce 8 Oct 2014
1E, the global leader in IT efficiency software, today announced the release of "Mobilizing Your Workforce – Bring your own PC  without the Risks". The e-book explores the i