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B & N's Nook to Get App for Windows 8

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft have formed a new partnership that aims to accelerate the digital world's transition to e-reading. A new Barnes & Noble subsidiary backed in part by Microsoft’s $300 million investment...

E-books Becoming Big Business

Research firm Yankee Group estimates that the U.S. e-book market will reach $2.7 billion in sales in 2013, up from just $313 million in 2009. That's good for a growth rate of 83 percent, above even paid mobile apps, at 72 percent...

E-readers are Rewriting Retailers’ Bestseller Lists

While many in the traditional publishing industry couldn’t wait to close the books on 2010, the makers of the leading e-book readers were trumpeting their record-setting year-end sales of the devices. Earlier this week, Amazon...

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Amazon Offers 70-percent Royalties on Kindle e-Books

Today Amazon is officially rolling out its 70-percent royalty option for authors and publishers who use the Kindle Digital Text Platform (DTP), a potentially more lucrative avenue for self-publishers that the company first announced...

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The eBook is Back at B&N e-Bookstore

Who said eBooks were dead? Bookseller Barnes & Noble just launched a dedicated ebookstore and while it may not be the perfect venue to promote products and service for Web professionals, it may just signal the return of the ebook...


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