Interesting News in Publishing, February 2017

Interesting News in Publishing
February 2017



15 Controversial Apps That Were Banned from Apple’s App Store – We love learning about why classic books have been banned (often for … Apple maintains an extensive set of guidelines on the kinds of apps that… – The Cheat Sheet

New York Times Apps Removed by Apple in China – Last year Apple was ordered to remove its iTunes Movies and Books services from its virtual store in China. Disney saw its DisneyLife joint venture… – Yahoo Movies


PA pushes for stronger UK stance against Amazon post-Brexit – The chief executive of the Publishers Association (PA), Stephen Lotinga, has called on UK authorities to confront Amazon’s book market dominance… – The Bookseller

Amazon launches £20000 prize for self-published ebooks – Grey began life as a self-published ebook, while thriller writer Rachel Abbott’s first three… –


Barnes & Noble Reports Holiday Comparable Store Sales – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) today reported that comparable store sales … The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV… – Business Wire

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