When people wondered what use reading history is, Chinese philosopher Confucius had said, «If you want to be futuristic, read and understand history to better comprehend the present».
Quoted by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala after he launched Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s e-books ‘The History and Culture of Indian People,’ he said launching the ebook was a historic moment for him…
Oh, and don’t forget your browser’s back arrow to return for more stories, or Ctrl D to bookmark this page. October 2014 It’s now legal to make backups of movies, music, and e-books in the UK Back in June, the United Kingdom outlined new copyright rules that would allow citizens to make backups of their music, movies, and e-books. Digital content sales platform Gumroad is launching an i OS app today to help authors and other content creators sell their work directly to consumers.
The new i Phone app allows users to create custom mobile libraries of digital content purchased through Gumroad.
For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books…
Hypertext blogger Steve Johnson, paraphrasing Jane Austen RECENT NEWS Since April last year, we’ve been doing something new with news.
Gumroad currently offers 35,000 ebooks and digital comics in addition to 8,000 movies and 15,000 music products…
THE lost works of Scottish authors including James Hogg, Neil Munro and Robert Louis Stevenson are being resurrected by the company behind e-books for the biggest names in contemporary publishing.
In a document setting out its recommended range of policies the next UK government should adopt, the trade body said that an inquiry should seek to better facilitate competition in both the e-books market and the online market for print books, which it said should be treated as separate markets…. trade books, according to monthly and year-to-date figures released today by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)… com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher… Clearly the company thinks there is a place out there for a premium e-reader and, while we can’t vouch for the vibrancy of the high-end e-reader market, we can confirm that Amazon has put together a stunner of a device.
Orange Digit is one Korean startup getting into the interactive e Book space in a big way. Now all Amazon has to do is convince someone that any e-reader, even one as lovely as the Voyage, is worth 0.