Дата публикации: 2018-02-10 23:42
It 8767 s not uncommon for libraries to offer e-books in addition to dead-tree copies, but the newly opened Florida Polytechnic University takes its digital tome offerings a lot more seriously. The institution has decided to completely forego stocking its library with paper books and will instead rely solely on e-books…
Downloading ( Kindle & Audible ed.) ebooks from untrustworthy websites might result in your Amazon account data being compromised, reports one German researcher. According to Benjamin Daniel Mussler, a security flaw allows malicious code to be injected into an ebook 8767 s metadata, which will then trigger when the victim opens up their Kindle Library web page.
How much should an e-book cost? Publishers set the retail price for a current e-book, like James Patterson 8767 s 676 Invisible, 687 at $. That 8767 s a lot less than a hardcover copy of the book ($), but it 8767 s still more than Amazon thinks a reader should be paying for an e-book Amazon says the price tag should be $…
предлагает незаурядный стервис, какой позволит за азбучный регистрации, вслед считанные минуты, напасть друга не ведь — не то подругу к приятного досуга. А может состоять равно партнера бери всю житьё-бытьё!
Ingram 8767 s VitalSource Technologies has acquired CourseSmart, consolidating two of the largest companies providing textbooks as e-books, Publishers Weekly reports. VitalSource 8767 s Bookself platform has more than 9 million users on 6,555 campuses worldwide and offers content from 555 of the world 8767 s top academic publishers. Ingram estimates it will take 67 to 68 months to fully transition CourseSmart customers to its Bookshelf platform…
Russian modem developer Yota Devices has launched its first smartphone, hoping its novel double-sided screen will allow it to break into markets in Europe and the Middle East and gain share from rivals.
Earlier this week Lagardere, the French group of companies that owns Hachette Livre published an investor presentation on its website that demonstrated Amazon 8767 s dominance over the UK and US publishing market. Hachette, which is presently involved in a protracted dispute over terms of business with the online bookselling giant, has vocally criticized Amazon 8767 s decision to limit availability of its books on site while this is ongoing. The publication of this report reveals how much trade publishers rely on Amazon for their sales and makes a powerful case for more competition in the market….
The digital revolution is going into a decline, Tim Waterstone told the Oxford literary festival. Well, it 8767 s an attention-grabbing statement, ideally suited to our culture of assertive headlines, but it 8767 s probably not true.
Since May, Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been locked in a battle over the pricing of e-books. For customers it 8767 s meant that they can 8767 t pre-order books from authors such as J. K. Rowling and James Patterson. And it 8767 s upset many authors because it 8767 s made their work less available. But Amazon is willing to upset some customers and authors as it pursues a long-term strategy for books.