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Browser, Not Apps, Still Biggest News Channel on Tablets

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-25

While consuming news has become one of the more popular activities for tablet users, access to it is still largely conducted through a browser, not specialized apps, says a new study released by the Pew Research Center and The Economist Group
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Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

AdWeek – 2011-10-25

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But publishers still have a way to go to get people to pay for content on tablets. The newest look at...
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Apple's Newsstand Boosting Mag Sales, But Will it Last?

AdWeek – 2011-10-22

Finally, publishers have a reason to cheer Apple. In the 10 days since Apple launched its Newsstand for the iPad and iPhone, many are reporting big spikes in sales of their digital editions. Ease of discovery is a big reason for the sales increase;...
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Khoi Vinh: ‘I just can’t see the end-to-end magazine format surviving’ for iPad apps

Poynter. – 2011-10-22

Digiday Khoi Vinh, former design director for nytimes.com, says he doesn’t see much of a future for magazine iPad apps that are packaged like their print counterparts. “Some folks will continue to like the magazine format, but as social… Read...
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Free iPhone games making plenty of money on Apple's UK App Store

Guardian – 2011-10-17

Analysis reveals half the 100 top grossing titles are free to play games, while in-app purchases are filtering into paid games tooHalf of the 100 top-grossing iPhone games in the UK are free-to-play titles, indicating that while freemium games are...
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Pearson adds free learning management tools to Google Apps for Education

Betanews – 2011-10-14

Publishing and educational tools company Pearson on Thursday launched the beta version of OpenClass, a free, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that is integrated with Google Apps for Education, and will be available in the Google Apps...
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Newsstand launches for iPhone and iPad

Poynter. – 2011-10-13

Apple released version five of its iOS operating system Wednesday afternoon, which includes the new Newsstand feature that helps users collect and organize apps for newspapers and magazines. Newsstand… Read more
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Planning a paywall? Maybe you should sell some e-books instead

GigaOM – 2011-10-12

While the number of newspapers and other media entities that are erecting paywalls or launching subscription-based apps continues to grow, other content publishers such as The New Yorker are looking at different ways of monetizing their existing...
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Adobe Releases Single Edition in Digital Publishing Suite

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-06

In an expanded effort to support all of publishers’ app needs, Adobe’s Digital Suite now includes Single Edition capability. The service is available for iPad app creation, and supports apps intended for one time-only publication.
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Apple expected to introduce Newsstand today at iPhone 5 event

Poynter. – 2011-10-04

Apple is announcing the latest version of its phone and mobile operating system today, which among many upgrades includes a new Newsstand section for buying and organizing newspaper and magazine apps. Although Apple previewed the feature at its...
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Amazon's new Kindles have massive potential for publishers

Guardian – 2011-10-03

The new models are a great fit for news media – but success will need flexibility on both sidesWith each introduction of a new reading device publishers around the world are overcome with the same recurring same fantasy: what if it worked, this...
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Angry Birds is the elephant in the room at MIPJunior conference

Guardian – 2011-10-03

TV producers want to follow in developer Rovio Mobile's footsteps, but book publishers are more sceptical about appsTV producers like FremantleMedia are setting up app divisions in the hope of making the next Angry Birds, but book publishers are...
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Three Traits That Make The Kindle Fire Competitive

PC World – 2011-09-29

Low price, Amazon Silk browser and promising ecosystem of movies, apps and books make the Fire stand out in a crowd.
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Publishers Fret Over Apple Newsstand

AdWeek – 2011-09-28

When Apple announced a digital “newsstand” in June, publishers welcomed it as a sign the tech giant saw the need for an easy way for consumers to find magazines and newspapers in the iTunes store, where they’re presently strewn all about. But,...
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Is the app economy killing online publishers?

GigaOM – 2011-09-25

Though the number of iOS and Android apps continues to grow by leaps and bounds, Yaron Galai bets that the trend of developing native apps is a short-term fad. Here's why he thinks companies should reexamine their app strategy.
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Amazon founder heads digital advance on Guardian books power list

Guardian – 2011-09-23

Jeff Bezos tops a list of the 100 most powerful people in publishing which charts the transformation of the books industry by digital technologySeismic shifts in the publishing world, transforming the way we buy and read books, have propelled...
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Dennis Publishing Ramps Up App Production

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-22

The Week publisher Dennis Publishing has teamed up with app developer Toura to begin plugging content from its magazines into a wider array of apps. The first, called How To Add Value To Your Car, is a 99-cent spin-off of the publisher's Auto...
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Amazon rolls out Appstore worldwide

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 10:00 Amazon has begun rolling out its Appstore worldwide, with a selection of customers across western Europe, India and Australia getting early access. The store offers apps for...
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Yahoo to launch 'game-changer' Livestand for mags

Media Week – 2011-09-19

Yahoo is gearing up to launch an HTML 5-based system called Livestand for magazine publishers wanting to cut the costs of getting onto iPad and Android apps.
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Apple, Starbucks Expanding iTunes Giveaways to include Apps, Books and TV Shows

AllThingsD – 2011-09-16

The program, which traditionally has given coffee shop customers a free song, has expanded in recent weeks to include more types of content. Apps were first, but this week there is an extended book sample and TV shows are also expected soon.
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