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Watch Dogs game release to get eBook sequel tie-in on same day

Watch Dogs game release to get eBook sequel tie-in on same day

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Watch Dogs will be available for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC from 27 May and its one of the most eagerly anticipated games for all platforms. And has been for some time. Since E3 2012, where it was first teased from inside a cupboard (of sorts),... >>

Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

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Starting next month, Sony will begin closing the doors on its Sony Reader Store for eBooks in the US and Canada. Sony's Reader and Xperia tablet and smartphone users will not be left in the lurch though, as the company also revealed that all Reader accounts... >>

Caribu for iPad app lets you read picture eBooks to kids during a video call

Caribu for iPad app lets you read picture eBooks to kids during a video call

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There's a new eBook reading app available for iPad that uniquely works with video calls. It's called Caribu for iPad. Caribu is geared toward children, with a focus on bedtime stories. Specifically, users will be able to read picture books on their... >>

Oyster continues down path to become Spotify for books thanks to $14 million investment

Oyster continues down path to become Spotify for books thanks to $14 million investment

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Oyster, the book subscription service rather than the London Underground travel pass, has raised $14 million in investment in order to further expand its company and plans to become the go-to place to read digital literature. The service offers access... >>

Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs

Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs

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UK high street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has announced that it will cease selling physical entertainment products online, with an eye to switching its internet retail experience to digital downloads. From March 2014, the store will not sell physical... >>

Apple found guilty of eBook price fixing, could prove very costly indeed

Apple found guilty of eBook price fixing, could prove very costly indeed

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Apple has been found to have conspired with several publishers to raise the prices of eBooks in order to break Amazon's dominance of the market. It is a judgement that could change the face of digital publishing entirely. US District Judge Denise Cote... >>

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

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Amazon has launched a new initiative for promising authors who love to write about TV shows and other licensed properties they adore. Fan fiction is huge on the net, and is often posted on fan sites for free, but Amazon is offering a royalty scheme for... >>

Plants vs Zombies to become series of children's books and eBooks

Plants vs Zombies to become series of children's books and eBooks

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Book publisher Penguin Children's has signed a rights deal with PopCap and EA Games to release a series of books and eBooks featuring app sensation Plants vs Zombies. Initially this will result in a Plants vs Zombies Official Guide, sticker book and joke... >>

Waterstones founder to launch Read Petite, Spotify-style online book service

Waterstones founder to launch Read Petite, Spotify-style online book service

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Tim Waterstone, the founder of high street book retailer Waterstones, has revealed his new venture: Read Petite, effectively the Spotify for books. Like the music-streaming service, Read Petite will offer access to content for a flat-rate monthly fee.... >>

Apple talks iBooks success, as the iBookstore launches in Japan

Apple talks iBooks success, as the iBookstore launches in Japan

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Apple has announced that the iBooks app for iOS has been downloaded 130 million times, as it launches the iBookstore in its next major market - Japan.  “We’re excited to launch the iBookstore in Japan with a wide selection of Japanese publishers... >>