John Sargent is being let go from his position as CEO of Macmillan, and it probably has to do with the policies he set for ebooks. Sargent is leaving MacmillanContinue reading
Amazon’s kid-centric subscription service is old enough that its earliest users are now attending college. And just like empty-nesters who remodel a kid’s old room into a den, Amazon isContinue reading
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Amazon announced on Tuesday that the Kindle Unlimited funding pool for August 2020 totaled $32.6 million, up two hundred grand from July. At the same, the royalty paid for each pageContinue reading
You just finished reading Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool, Per-Page Rate Rose in August 2020 which was published on The Digital Reader.
Audible sent out an email on Tuesday, informing authors and users that it was shutting down Audible Escape subscription service. (Thanks, Isobel!) Here’s the email that was sent to authors:Continue reading
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. Dictionary.com has revised 15,000+ definitions. Evidence suggests blue-light filters do not actually help your sleep rhythms. Sarah Manavis fails toContinue reading
I’ve just learned about an Amazon feature that, while not exactly new, is still relatively unknown and has not been officially launched. I was browsing Dale Robert’s Facebook group todayContinue reading
You just finished reading Amazon Launches “Book Clubs” in Beta, But Forgets to Add Any Discussion Features which was published on The Digital Reader.
Woe is me, cried the publisher! The Association of American Publishers announced on Wednesday that publisher revenue was down 9.4% for the month of July, and down 5.8% year toContinue reading
You just finished reading Publishers Dismayed By 25% Increase in eBook Revenues in July 2020 which was published on The Digital Reader.
If you are looking for new things to do with your Remarkable tablet, I just heard that someone has developed a third-party firmware for it. It’s Parabola Linux, which opensContinue reading
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A little over 4 years ago E-ink launched a 7-color epaper screen for the signage market. The 20″ and larger screens have not seen widespread use (although the tech hasContinue reading
You just finished reading E-ink is Developing a Second-Gen ACeP Color ePaper (video) which was published on The Digital Reader.
I was just catching up with the #ePrdctn tag over on Twitter when I read that Amazon has removed the KindleGen ebook-creation tool from its website. Amazon has discontinued KindleGen.Continue reading
The Chinese E-ink monitor maker Dasung is back again with their second ereader, but I really do not recommend buying it. The Not-eReader 103 is a 10.3″ ereader that runsContinue reading
You just finished reading Dasung Launches a 10.3″ eReader on Kickstarter With a Ridiculous Price which was published on The Digital Reader.