Posts tagged "Piracy"
Amazon Watch (5/2015)

Amazon Watch (5/2015)

The book industry’s favourite monster has again produced quite a lot of news. Here is my digest. I am sorry that I was not able to take a look at Amazon’s quarterly results just yet – they will only be published on Friday.   As we know, Amazon is always looking for new ways of...
Books and Publishing in South Africa: A publisher’s journey to tech and back

Books and Publishing in South Africa: A publisher’s journey to tech and back

This is a reblog from Arthur Attwell‘s own blog. In 2005, I left a big-publishing job and, without knowing it, set out on a mission to reimagine publishing for emerging markets. Since then I’ve worked on dozens of innovative technology projects, from creating musical ebooks to teaching maths on tablets. And now, after nine years...
Holger's Week (44/13)

Holger’s Week (44/13)

Publishing is a tough old game, which is possibly not news to you, especially if you struggle on as a small independent publisher. But even the deepest pockets don’t make it much easier, as recent news from Seattle showed. Amazon is scaling back its publishing operations, letting people go and severing ties with its publishing...