Tag Archives: ereaders

Ecommerce Leader Amazon Taking Publishing Into Their Own Hands

October 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ecommerce giant Amazon is set to publish 122 books of a variety of genres this fall. By creating their own publishing line, Amazon is removing traditional publishing houses from the process and making their own deals with authors. Amazon Publishing will act similar to a traditional publisher, completing all of the editing, ...

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JK Rowling Could Rake in $161M for Harry Potter eBooks

April 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Good news muggles, JK Rowling, author of the famed Harry Potter series is actively considering digital formats for the seven Potter titles. The consideration marks a change in the author who has remained firm in declining a digital version of the Potter series for many years now. Piracy issues seem to be ...

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Clash of the Tech Titans: Google One Pass vs. Apple

February 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Just a day after Apple announced its plans of a new payment system for digital content, Google steps in and announces its own subscription service. Interestingly enough, Google’s announcement not only comes within an ear shot of Apple’s but also appeals to the publishers that Apple seems to have angered ...

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Amazon Debuts Kindle for Web

December 8, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Amazon announced today that they will be previewing a new Kindle for web capability. This news comes hot on the heels of Google’s new Google eBookstore, just released yesterday. The Amazon Kindle for web utility is positioned in direct opposition of Google eBookstore and counters their model by allowing ...

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