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2012-12-13 12:23:21

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kbuuk recently launched their revolutionary publishing app store. The app store currently has five active apps including ePub formatting services, cover art design, QR code application, book distribution credits for premium and annual users, and the PR Newswire iReach press release distribution. The company is gearing up to launch several more active apps in the upcoming months. Apps are divided into two categories, Software Apps and Premium Service...

2012-12-04 12:28:03

Blind Americans Will Protest at Amazon Headquarters SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In protest of a recent push by Amazon.com to put Kindle e-books, which are inaccessible to blind students, into K-12 classrooms across the country, members and supporters of the National Federation of the Blind will conduct an informational picket at the company's headquarters on Wednesday, December 12. The action comes on the heels of Amazon's launch of Whispercast, a system designed to...

2012-12-02 05:03:51

Kindle Fire vs Nook is one battle that some technology lovers are having and the iTrustNews.com team has completed a review and price comparison for these two tablets. Retail research has been completed and those that want to purchase these tablets could benefit from this new comparison by iTrustNews.com online. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 The tablet industry has more competition in 2012 than it had in 2010. More manufacturers are entering the scene to help secure a...

2012-11-20 16:27:45

CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eBook Magic has once again set the bar for apps aimed at creating ePub and PDF books on iPad. The newly released Version 2.01 gives its users the ability to now order professionally printed books directly from the share menu. This new feature is the top request of its fan base. eBook Magic for Ipad continues to uphold its original goal of easy book creation without limiting creativity with book ordering and several other new features. (Photo:...

2012-11-07 12:21:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of e-books in library collections by providing for the full text of an additional 400,000 e-books to be discovered and accessed as part of a broad search of library holdings. The initiative to improve e-book visibility began in early 2011 when Serials Solutions pioneered indexing of the contents of the HathiTrust collection in its Summon® discovery service. Just months later, ProQuest debuted the first...

2012-11-05 12:24:09

DENVER, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EDUCAUSE Booth #540 -- On the heels of the recent expansion of an e-book pilot program to more than 25 institutions nationwide, McGraw-Hill Education today announced the creation of its Digital Learning Partnership Program, which encourages colleges and universities to transition to digital in ways that promote deeper learning, better pass rates and higher rates of retention. The new program, which builds upon the experience and results from e-book pilots...

2012-10-31 07:30:09

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Democrasoft, Inc. (OTC: PinkSheets: DEMO) today announced that Democrasoft's WeJIT(TM) technology is now available directly to authors who are self-publishing their e-books. WeJITs, created by an author and embedded in an e-book, allows an e-book reader to communicate directly with the author, with other readers from within the e-book, and with new individuals outside the book, who can participate in book-based discussions, expanding a book's...

2012-10-21 04:00:10

As the demand for e-books in United States libraries continues to increase, 7 Speed Reading, a leader in reading improvement software, believes literacy rates will significantly increase as well. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 In libraries all across America, the demand for e-books is on the rise. Even with an average wait of approximately 16 days for best sellers, patrons are more excited than ever about the opportunity to get a copy faster than they would the printed version....

2012-10-08 07:22:43

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of digital and physical books and entertainment, today released an upgrade to its popular Axis 360 digital media platform. New options allow library patrons to check out ebooks on ereaders compatible with EPUB and PDF formats, such as NOOK, Sony Reader and Kobo devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121005/CL86408LOGO ) With Axis 360, library patrons can now use virtually any of...

Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Partner For NOOK Media
2012-10-04 21:02:26

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The previously announced subsidiary started by Microsoft and Barnes & Noble finally has a name and a business model. This week, the two companies announced NOOK Media, a subsidiary that includes Barnes & Noble's NOOK Digital and College Business as well as Microsoft Investment to Advance Digital Reading Experience. A preliminary announcement on the partnership was made in April, when Microsoft made an investment of $300...