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Martin joins Kindle Million Club

The Bookseller – 2011-09-19

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:24 A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has become the latest author to sell one million copies of his books for the Amazon Kindle. Martin joins Stieg Larsson, James Patterson,...
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OFT decision on Amazon merger due late October

The Bookseller – 2011-09-19

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 11:47 The Office of Fair Trading has said it now expects to announce its decision on the Amazon takeover of The Book Depository by late October. read more
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Amazon inks Hearst deal

Boston.com – 2011-09-14

Amazon.com Inc. and Hearst Corp. announced Tuesday that they've inked a new partnership. Amazon said it will become the biggest third-party seller of subscriptions for Hearst's print magazines through digital channels and will work with Hearst on...
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Amazon launches in Spain

The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 15:30 Amazon has launched a Spanish website, although Spanish readers will have to wait to get their hands on the Kindle. The site, Amazon.es, went live today (14th September) and is...
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Disney 'Furious' at NBC for Breaking Embargo on Kennedy Book

AdWeek – 2011-09-14

Disney execs are “furious” that the world exclusive on the embargoed Jackie Kennedy book and audiotapes was broken by NBC, and not ABC, according to the New York Post’s Keith Kelly. Both ABC and the book’s publisher, Hyperion, are owned by...
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News organisations: it's time to look into e-book publishing

Editors Weblog – 2011-09-14

When it comes to monetising digital content - an issue just about every major news organisation is grappling with - the discussion too often both starts and ends at the paywall question. This raises the question that many news outlets may be afraid...
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Amazon subscription service could rewrite book industry

CBC – 2011-09-13

A rumoured push by Amazon.com to create a Netflix Inc.-like service for digital books could change the way we consume the printed word, Dan Misener writes.
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Amazon to enter the tablet market?

Editors Weblog – 2011-09-13

Tablets have long been touted as the saviour of newspaper publishing and an app like Flipboard, which delivers personalised magazine content to your tablet, has demonstrated much of the devices' potential. Flipboard has grown exponentially over the...
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Is Amazon about to be the king of all content?

Boston.com – 2011-09-13

Is Amazon about to conquer a whole new market? There is a report in the Wall Street Journal recently that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) could be launching a Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) style service for e-books.
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Six Ways Amazon Book Streaming Could Help Small Business

PC World – 2011-09-13

Amazon's rumoured streaming-book service would be great for businesses, students, and educators. Here's why.
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Why the idea of a Netflix for e-books makes sense

GigaOM – 2011-09-13

Amazon is allegedly planning to launch a Netflix-style subscription service for books. While this idea is bound to get some criticism from book lovers -- not to mention book publishers -- it seems like a natural step in the ongoing evolution of the...
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Amazon in talks to launch digital book library: report

Reuters – 2011-09-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is in talks with book publishers about launching a media library service similar to Netflix Inc for tablets and other digital books, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
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Amazon in Talks to Launch Digital-Book Library

AllThingsD – 2011-09-12

Amazon.com Inc. is talking with book publishers about launching a Netflix Inc.-like service for digital books, in which customers would pay an annual fee to access a library of content, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Amazon Kindle E-Book Lending Program: What It Needs to Succeed

PC World – 2011-09-12

Amazon's "Netflix for E-Books" lending program is still a rumor, and not popular with book publishers, but here are some ways it could work.
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Waterstone's to launch own e-reader

The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 09:30 Waterstone's is to launch its own e-reader in 2012 inspired by Barnes & Noble's Nook device. Waterstone's m.d. James Daunt has spoken to BBC Radio 4's "You & Yours" programme, on...
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Amazon to launch collection lockers

The Bookseller – 2011-09-08

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:56 Amazon customers based in London may soon be able to collect their orders from shopping centre-based lockers as opposed to waiting at home for deliveries. read more
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The Huffington Post releases first e-book

The Bookseller – 2011-09-08

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:43 The Huffington Post has turned digital publisher, releasing its first e-book, A People's History of the Great Recession by reporter Arthur Delaney, yesterday (7th September)....
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Dorling Kindersley talks iPad, Android and its 'Darwinian' apps strategy

Guardian – 2011-09-07

Justin Moodie on why book publishers are experimenting and innovating on the app storesAccording to his LinkedIn profile, Justin Moodie made his first website for money "in 1994 using Notepad and Photoshop 2". In 2011 as publishing director, digital...
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One Day top as new releases fail to boost market

The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 16:04 David Nicholls' One Day (Hodder) remains comfortably the bestselling book in the UK. The novel, which currently tops the Amazon, Apple and Waterstone's e-book charts, sold 83,050...
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Barnes favourite ahead of Booker shortlisting

The Bookseller – 2011-09-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:00 William Hill has now named Julian Barnes as favourite to win the Man Booker prize, with the three-times shortlisted author overtaking previous...
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