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Chinese Writers Sue Apple for Allegedly Hosting Pirated E-books

PC World – 2012-01-10

A group of Chinese writers has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company's App Store sells pirated versions of the authors' works.
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The Sunday Times prepares iPad and Android editions for Christmas Day

Media Week – 2011-12-22

The Sunday Times will be published on Christmas Day this year for the first time in its 190-year history, thanks to its new digital versions.
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E-Book Readers Face Sticker Shock

AllThingsD – 2011-12-16

Cheap new e-readers are expected to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. But new owners of Kindles and Nooks may be in for sticker shock on Christmas morning: The price gap between the print and e-versions of some top sellers has now...
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Will Android apps be worth the effort for developers in 2012?

Guardian – 2011-12-14

iPhone making more money says Flurry, but fortune may favour the multi-platform braves next yearWhy are so many notable apps still only available for iPhone (and iPad) rather than Android? It's a state of affairs that has sparked controversy on our...
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Publishers need advertisers to value their online readership

Guardian – 2011-11-28

The most sophisticated products, the ones able to deliver engagement and value to advertisers, are being ignoredNewspaper publishers need to quickly solve a troublesome equation. As carbon-based readership keeps dwindling, the growing legion of...
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Christmas gifts 2011: which books will be under your tree?

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Our critics choose the books they intend to give this Christmas, and the ones they hope to receiveWhat do you think are the best books of 2011? Take part in our open thread discussion hereDiana AthillEditor and writerI am crazy about Craig Taylor's...
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Finding Your Way Through the Digital Maze: E-Solutions 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-25

Book publishers know that their business is changing, and quickly. Whether it’s online publishing through the Web, downloadable e-books, or app development, digital content and the technology that supports it is the newest path to sales growth and...
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Penguin Pulls E-Books from Libraries, Including Kindle Versions

PC World – 2011-11-23

They publisher may want to make sure that library e-books can't be easily stripped of DRM and kept by a borrower without penalty.
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Steve Jobs biography tops bestsellers

Guardian – 2011-11-02

Walter Isaacson's authorised biography of the Apple CEO ships more than 37,000 copies in first five days on sale in UKThere may not have been overnight queues of fans like those for the release of a new iPhone or iPad, but Steve Jobs produced...
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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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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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The future of reading: iPad, Kindle … and hardback

Guardian – 2011-10-02

It's not a surprise that ebooks are booming, nor that mass-market paperbacks are suffering. What's fascinating is how well hardback books are still sellingCan it be good news or bad news that the six Booker prize contenders have already sold a...
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Just say cheese - when newspapers become a hobby rather than a habit

Guardian – 2011-09-24

Ian Jack co-founded, and later edited, the Independent on Sunday. Before that he won a reputation for good reporting and fine writing at the Sunday Times (1970-86). He previously worked at The Herald in Glasgow.In other words, he is what we tend to...
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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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Guardian launches new US homepage

Guardian – 2011-09-15

US front page targets American users as publisher hires new US team of writers, technologists and editorsGuardian News & Media has launched its newhomepage, guardiannews.com, from its digital operation in New York.Readers can switch between the UK...
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Hearst websites are all going HTML5

Editors Weblog – 2011-09-15

HTML5 seems to be the answer to a publisher's prayers. Why make several websites when you could make one that will resize and adapt its design depending on the device from which you're accessing the site? Hearst Corporation has heard the good news...
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Nosy Crow talks fairy tales, book-apps and making your own machine

Guardian – 2011-09-13

As its second app Cinderella is released, UK publisher explains how it's straddling the book and app worldsNosy Crow isn't a physical books publisher, and it's not an apps developer. It's both. The London-based company publishes children's books and...
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Now that publishers get it, comics and the iPad are a perfect pair

GigaOM – 2011-09-10

DC Comics recently started selling digital versions of its new comics on the same day that print editions show up in local comic book shops. It's a move that helps promote their "New 52" all-title relaunch, but it has much wider-reaching...
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Penguin reissues Dahl's grown-up stories

The Bookseller – 2011-08-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:48 Penguin is reissuing its collections of short stories for adults by renowned children's author Roald Dahl. The rejacketed paperback versions, priced £8.99, will be reissued...
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James Patterson declared world's best-paid author by Forbes magazine

Guardian – 2011-08-19

Patterson earned $84m in the year to April 2011, Danielle Steel $35m, Stephen King $28m and Janet Evanovich $22m The world's highest-paid author padded to the windows of his magnificent, yellow, colonial-style mansion overlooking the sea at Palm...
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