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  • July 19, 2012
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Less than a month after finally coming to Barnes & Noble e-books, DC Comics has just placed its first graphic novel with Apple’s iBooks store. The recent graphic novel Batman: Earth One, a revised retelling of Batman’s origin story, will cost $…

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  • July 19, 2012
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No surprise to anyone who reads a site like this one: Sales of e-books are booming. But just like most media formats, the book market is still a long way from converting completely to digital: Last year, print accounted for 85 percent of the publishing industry’s general interest sales. That number comes from the new…

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  • May 30, 2012
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E-book maker Inkling, which had previously confined its books to the iPad, is moving to the Web — a move the company has been promising for some time. The move means that Inkling’s books should be available on most laptops, though the company says it will work best on Google’s Chrome and Apple’s Safari browser.

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  • May 24, 2012
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There’s a new free ebook site in town – 100 Free Ebooks For Your Kindle. According to the site it is updated several times a day. Checking out the site I see that they are NOT a list of public domain books.

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  • May 9, 2012
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Brought to you by: OnlineUniversities.com Note: the graphic is free for anyone to use and can be found here.

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  • April 17, 2012
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Dan Bloom (of “screening” fame) is a regular contributor here, so I’m happy to report that Polar City Red is now available in Kindle ebook format for $2.99.  It’s authored by Jim Laughter and Dan is the book’s producer. Good luck with it, Dan!

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  • April 12, 2012
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For an excellent summary of the agreement see Tim Carmody’s Wired article here.     Competitive Impact Statement

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  • April 6, 2012
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It seems it’s a big news day for eBooks and eTextbooks. Google is winding down its eBook service for indie publishers, while Apple and top publishers are the subjects of domestic and European probes into eBook price-fixing. On top of that, Boston-based educational startup Boundless Learning, which is trying to offer students an open alternative…

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  • April 5, 2012
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One in five Americans say they’ve read an e-book in the last year, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. Those numbers come from a late-January survey, and they’re up sharply from a December 2011 survey. Pew says the jump coincides with a rise in e-reading hardware:…

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  • April 3, 2012
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Ars Technica’s Charles Jade has a fairly long piece looking at what the new double-resolution retina display on the iPad 3 might mean for comics. Most interestingly, it has some comparison screenshots of comics at the old and new resolutions. While the resolution doesn’t make too much of a difference to the art, I was…