For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books… September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July. Gumroad currently offers 35,000 ebooks and digital comics in addition to 8,000 movies and 15,000 music products… THE lost works of Scottish authors including James Hogg, Neil Munro and Robert Louis Stevenson are being resurrected by the company behind e-books for the biggest names in contemporary publishing. Using multi-layered designs that allow for multimedia, images and even music to be presented to readers as they consume literature, the new format they’ve come up with allows a new way of interfacing with what we read… Downloading ( Kindle & Audible — ed .) ebooks from untrustworthy websites might result in your Amazon account data being compromised, reports one German researcher. According to Benjamin Daniel Mussler, a security flaw allows malicious code to be injected into an ebook’s metadata, which will then trigger when the victim opens up their Kindle Library web page.
An inquiry into the market for electronic books (e-books) in the UK should be launched, the Publishers Association has said. We met some 20 somethings here on a bachelor weekend (let’s keep in mind that I am a semi ancient 50. Immediately proceeded to a friend’s condo for a beer. By downhill, I mean heading to the bar and proceeding to drink with friends for the next 7 hours and having a fucking blast. Shots were had, drinks were had, 20 somethings on a bachelor trip were had. They can whisper and gossip and say whatever they want behind my back because I don’t know them, so don’t give a shit. There’s no one to judge me, or watch me or have preconceived notions about me. A friend once told me that she could actually see my light dim when a certain someone would walk in the room. In a document setting out its recommended range of policies the next UK government should adopt, the trade body said that an inquiry should seek to better facilitate competition in both the e-books market and the online market for print books, which it said should be treated as separate markets…. trade books, according to monthly and year-to-date figures released today by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)… com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher… Clearly the company thinks there is a place out there for a premium e-reader and, while we can’t vouch for the vibrancy of the high-end e-reader market, we can confirm that Amazon has put together a stunner of a device. Orange Digit is one Korean startup getting into the interactive e Book space in a big way. Now all Amazon has to do is convince someone that any e-reader, even one as lovely as the Voyage, is worth 0. When people wondered what use reading history is, Chinese philosopher Confucius had said, «If you want to be futuristic, read and understand history to better comprehend the present». Quoted by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala after he launched Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s e-books ‘The History and Culture of Indian People,’ he said launching the ebook was a historic moment for him… And I have to wonder…..where the hell were these hot guys I’m seeing when I lived here?!?!?!!? I never know where to look when talking to someone with distractingly bad teeth. Problem is, this time around, I will know a lot of people. And while I’d still be able to find a tall handsome stranger (ha, here’s hoping), there will be many many sets of eyes watching.