E-book subscription services have tricky business model

Sep 22, 2015
The e-book subscription service Oyster is calling it quits after a couple years.
Posted In: e-books, Amazon, Scribd, Oyster

Crowd-sourcing hits the bookshelf

Feb 25, 2015
Kindle Scout, Amazon’s new online publishing platform, to release books.
Posted In: Kindle, e-books, e-book

Barnes & Noble move may signal a spinoff

Dec 4, 2014
Bookseller bought back Microsoft's stake. But it's still unclear if company might split in two.
Posted In: Nook, ebooks, e-books

How tech is changing reading at libraries

Sep 3, 2014
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.
Posted In: library, libraries and tech, technology at libraries, e-readers, e-books, reading and technology

A famous London bookstore hits back at digital trends

Jun 12, 2014
Celebrated British bookstore Foyles defies trends to bet on paper books.
Posted In: bookstore, London, Foyles, e-books, publishing
Navy eReader

Navy sailors get an e-reader called 'NeRD'

May 15, 2014
The Navy is giving submarine crews very expensive tablets that let sailors read pre-loaded books.
Posted In: navy, military, Kindle, e-books

In which Kai Ryssdal has to settle for $22.40

Mar 25, 2014
The individual results from Amazon's e-book price fixing settlement.
Posted In: Amazon, e-books, Kindle

Ding! You are now free to use your tablets during takeoff

Oct 31, 2013
The FAA is allowing airline passengers to use some mobile devices during takeoff and landing. NOT cellphones.
Posted In: Airlines, tablets, e-books, gate-to-gate

A digital John Hancock from David Beckham

Oct 30, 2013
David Beckham has partnered with Facebook to offer a digital autograph of his new book to fans who register for the "signing."
Posted In: autographs, celebrity, e-books

Sendak passes away, his legacy of books goes on

May 8, 2012
Children’s books -- the real books -- are selling well and defying the trend toward e-books. Author Maurice Sendak would be pleased.
Posted In: e-books, Books