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Apple Tweaks iBook Language: Your Content Is Your Content

AllThingsD – 2012-02-04

A couple weeks after introducing its new iBooks Author app, Apple has clarified legal language about what happens to the books users create with the software. Apple continues to insist that users can only sell electronic books in the iBook format...
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KeepRecipes creates an iTunes for cookbooks

GigaOM – 2012-01-27

KeepRecipes is launching an “iTunes for recipes” on Friday, in hopes of building an online marketplace for buying and selling culinary ideas. It's starting small, but KeepRecipes hopes to show cookbook publishers they can make money online and...
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Apple's iTunes education gamble is about building loyal consumers early

Betanews – 2012-01-20

Two months ago, I argued here on BetaNews that despite the ever-increasing chorus of negativity surrounding Apple, its best days are ahead. One of my reasons for my belief is the young consumer, where the Cupertino company is building a considerable...
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Apple reveals education trifecta: iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U

Betanews – 2012-01-19

At a private event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City on Thursday, Apple unveiled its multi-pronged approach for cracking the higher education market with iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U. The result is an environment for creating,...
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Ebooks and apps innovation exciting publishers despite price concerns

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Companies hope quality will be key weapon against wave of 99p competition on ebook and app storesThe evolution of books into interactive, digital products is far from over, according to Henry Volans, head of digital publishing at Faber & Faber....
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Mystery Apple event to focus on education, iTunes U, digital publishing?

ZDNet – 2012-01-04

The secretive Apple event planned for the end of Jan 2012 has attracted claims that it involves the textbook and digital publishing industry.
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Apple 'planning large-scale event in New York this month'

Guardian – 2012-01-03

Launch in media and advertising stronghold could point to new content or advertising tieupNot new iPads, nor an Apple TV, but Apple is planning an "important but not large-scale" event in New York at the end of January with a media-related...
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Rumors Build Around Apple TV

AdWeek – 2011-12-30

It looks like consumers may get their hands on Apple's long-rumored iTV next year. Taiwanese technology publication DigiTimes published two stories this week claiming that Apple is telling hardware suppliers to start preparing for production. While...
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Maybe Apple's Newsstand Really Was a Present For Publishers

AllThingsD – 2011-12-23

Real numbers from Popular Science show what dedicated space in iTunes can mean for a digital magazine.
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Does Apple have an antitrust problem?

Guardian – 2011-11-14

Apple has life and death power over the apps it harbours in its store – could this lead to the company facing antitrust issues similar to those that Microsoft had in the 90s?Will Apple face the type of antitrust issues Microsoft had to contend with...
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Financial Times sees 1/5th of all online traffic from mobile sites

Editors Weblog – 2011-11-03

The Financial Times has adopted a bold digital strategy: it refused to tow the line when it came to Apple's policy that takes 30% of sales revenue for sales through the iTunes App Store, instead launching an HTML 5 App which can be downloaded from...
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National Geographic Magazine Exceeds 100,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-02

National Geographic Magazine topped 100,000 paid digital subscribers this past weekend and the magazine's special series on world population, which was collected into one app called "7 Billion", was the number one free app for iPad in iTunes. The 7...
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EMI to be sold to Russian billionaire after deal with Universal collapses

Guardian – 2011-10-29

Len Blavatnik poised to pay $1.5bn for the last major British record label, home to the Beatles and ColdplayEMI, the record label that signed the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Coldplay, is likely to be broken up this week and sold to a Russian-born...
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Apple Newsstand: can it crack the news market?

Guardian – 2011-10-24

The sales/subscription platform is a useful first step – but publishers must also create more imaginative tablet productsCan Apple crack the digital news market the way it did with music? The comparison might not be relevant. Here is why:• Today,...
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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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Steve Jobs Biography Arrives in October, a Month Early

AllThingsD – 2011-10-06

Steve Jobs's death has prompted Simon & Schuster to move up the publication date for his much-anticipated biography by Walter Issacson. The CBS-owned publishing unit has moved up the release date for "Steve Jobs" from Nov. 21 to Oct. 24. Not...
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Kindle Fire: Amazon's bid to challenge iPad for tablet market

Guardian – 2011-09-28

Web retailer to take on Apple with launch of Android-based tablet on WednesdayAmazon is set to join the tablet wars on Wednesday as it launches a rival to Apple's best-selling iPad, a device that has made digital tombstones of all the competition so...
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Man Booker teams up with iBookstore

The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:45 The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 is to host an event at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London, as it links up with the iBookstore. Shortlisted authors Carol Birch, Patrick...
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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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Firm Offers Insight into Tablet Mag Sales

AdWeek – 2011-09-22

Publishers have big hopes that tablet editions will help offset what have been soft sales of their ink on paper magazines. But digital magazine sales have been slow to take off. Some are testing a new service that could help them get more out of...
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