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Pottermore Shares Potter E-Rights With Sony

J.K. Rowling’s new strategy to release the very first electronic versions of her Harry Potter series through Pottermore will definitely strike a new vein in her seemingly depth-less gold mine. However, this time around it seems that she will be exclusively allowing Sony … Continue reading

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Apple vs. the E-Book World

Apple is marginalizing its eBook market. The company has been waging war on third-party bookseller apps by competitors such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google. What has kept Apple on top in the tablet market is how cunning and smart … Continue reading

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Agencies and E-Readers are Conniving Behind the Publishers

The New York Observer published an article last week concerning a deal that super literary agent Andrew Wylie, of the Wylie Agency, made with Amazon. According to the article, Wylie will be selling books by his clients (I will list some … Continue reading

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Who’s Going Exclusive with the E-Reader?

“Exclusive” is the magic word that will define the next generation tablet race once Amazon and B&N are involved. Apple is the first company to really look into exclusives in the form of the multimedia app, and the smart move … Continue reading

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Kindle: New Battle-Plan for the Holidays

There are many months until X-mas, but Santa already appears to be rooting for Amazon this holiday season. Although a risky gambit, he rarely leaves things purely to chance, so he’s making sure that the odds are looking pretty stacked in … Continue reading

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A Smashing Idea for Random House

Near the beginning of last week, entrepreneurial media giant Bertelsmann AG acquired Smashing Ideas for its Random House publishing division. Random House, as the largest English-language publishing company in the world, needs no introduction, but here’s a little about Smashing … Continue reading

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