More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project.
Some 28% of U.S. adults have read an ebook in the past year, up from 23% a year ago. About...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...
Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST
TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide It was clearly a great year for mobile marketing. Consumers are spending more than half their time online on the mobile web and smartphone conversion rates prove how lucrative that habit is for marketers: 79% of...
Jan 14 2014, 7:26am CST
App Watch: Query your human network with Jelly App Watch: What type of tree is this? Should I drink this? Ask your social circle with Jelly
NEW YORK (AP) — Jelly is an app for when you walk by a tree and want to know what type of tree it is, so you...
Jan 9 2014, 1:06pm CST
How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed
The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck
Michael Porter, Competitive Strategy
The publishing industry has been challenged by the online sales success of Amazon, the...
Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST
Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job? Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in the wake of the departure of CEO William Lynch in July 2013 but joined the company in 2012 as...
Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST
Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter co-founder Biz Stone hopes to demonstrate that a picture can be worth even more than...
Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm CST
Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...
Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST
SF to charge Google, others with employee shuttles San Francisco to charge Google, Facebook, others using public bus stops for employee shuttles
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco announced plans Monday to start regulating employee shuttles for companies...
Jan 7 2014, 1:36pm CST
Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the largest publishers] Bookish succeed or fail?” The answer today is “yes.”
Start-up ebook retailer...
Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST
Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic consumers and their estimated $1.5B purchasing power in 2015, yet fail to authentically...
Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST
Sales Tips and Sales Quotes from 62 Top Sales Experts Today is the 6 month anniversary of The Inside Sales Virtual Summit, an industry event that changed the world of sales and marketing. More than 15,800 sales leaders registered for a day of learning and enchantment on...
Dec 20 2013, 5:11pm CST
Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal Self-publishing platform Smashwords has just unveiled its biggest website redesign since it launched in 2008. In a blog post, founder Mark Coker said:
We made hundreds of changes large and small. We also made...
Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST
Target security breach affects up to 40M cards Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach
Target's data-security nightmare threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of...
Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST
Fury and frustration over Target data breach Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the...
Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST
Staples Black Friday 2013 Ad Published The Staples Black Friday 2013 ad will be officially released today. The Ad has though already found its way onto Black Friday sites. The Staples Black Friday 2013 Sale starts at 8pm on Thanksgiving.
Nov 14 2013, 7:31am CST
Staples Black Friday 2013 Ad Deals Teased The Staples Black Friday 2013 sale will be a week long and the retailer has already revealed four of their Black Friday deals including a $179.99 HP Chromebook.
Nov 10 2013, 2:46pm CST
4 Best eBook reader apps for iOS eBooks are gaining popularity day by day. People don’t need to carry paper books anymore; they can read eBooks in their smart phone, eBook reader, laptop or tablet.
Oct 23 2013, 4:52am CDT
Amazon Increased Free Shipping Minimum Order Size Amazon has quietly increased the minimum order size from $25 to $35. Blame it on Walmart. Walmart announced their free shipping for the holidays at a $50 minimum purchase requirement.
Oct 22 2013, 8:58am CDT
Sony Announces PS Vita TV to Rival Apple TV Sony has come up with $100 PlayStation Vita TV entertainment system to bring games, video services to user's home TV. And this mini set top box is to rival the likes of Apple TV by giving it a run for its money. It will be available for 9,954 yen (with Tax) in Japan on November 14th.
Sep 9 2013, 8:01am CDT
Apple will Appeal Against U.S. Injunction in E-Books Antitrust Case Apple is sentenced with U.S. injunction in e-books antitrust case for 5 years. New restrictions for Apple will limit tech giant in making new deals with publishers and also all of its antitrust compliance policies and procedures will be reviewed by an external monitor for 2 years. Apple has decided to appeal against the decision.
Sep 8 2013, 3:33am CDT
Apple EBook Pricing Challenged by DOJ In a landmark trial, Apple’s e-book controversy has brought it into conflict with the Department of Justice (DOJ). The e-book price-raising scheme was openly challenged by the DOJ in a much publicized case whose results are yet to come.
Jun 4 2013, 8:14am CDT
Amazon Launches Kindle Worlds Fan Fiction Publishing Model Most budding writers are constantly in search of new platforms for their short stories or novellas. Amazon has just done them a favor by launching a commercial publishing platform called Kindle Worlds, where all sorts of fan fiction will get published.
May 22 2013, 11:42am CDT
Apple worked with Publishers to Fix e-book prices The US Justice Department filed a court case against Apple complaining of price fixing allegations. Apple may be in deep trouble due to the fact that it fixed the prices of its e-books. The consequences of this will have to await the decision of the trial.
May 15 2013, 8:09am CDT
Free Windows 8 Upgrade Decision Guide Available for Download We are able to offer you a free guide to find out if you should upgrade to Windows 8. The Guide features 50 Questions and Answers you need to make a Decision. You can download it for free for a limited time. This eBook guide usually sells for $9.95.
Jan 17 2013, 1:02pm CST
Top 10 Amazon Cyber Monday Deals Revisited The Amazon Cyber Monday 2012 Sale has kicked off already on Sunday. Now the Amazon Cyber Monday will have its peak on the actual Cyber Monday, November 26. The Cyber Monday deals today are outstanding. Find below our new picks of the best Cyber Monday deals found on Amazon.
Nov 26 2012, 4:24pm CST
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