Interesting News in Publishing October 2018

 

Interesting News in Publishing
October 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon Offering Free eBook to Prime Members, Physical Books at Just Rs. 129
As part of a new strategy to woo buyers into opting for Prime, Amazon is offering 1 free eBook to Prime members every month. Also, Prime members …
Beebom (blog)

Amazon awarded $75K in dispute with e-book marketer over Kindle Direct Publishing scheme
Amazon alleged that the defendants abused the Kindle Direct Publishing system with fake reviews and other schemes to increase rankings and …
GeekWire

APPLE 

Apple buys startup focused on lenses for AR glasses
Apple has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, a signal it has ambitions to make a wearable device that would …
Computerworld Australia

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes & Noble Soars on Hopes Going Private Could Mean Faster Changes
Barnes & Noble Inc., facing management upheaval and shrinking revenue, … the cost of this division by partnering with electronics-maker Samsung.
Bloomberg

Barnes & Noble Evaluates Possible Sale
Barnes & Noble has struggled with its digital offerings. Its boldest attempt, the Nook e-reader, fell flat in the market and was unable to compete with …
Wall Street Journal

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