The Global eBook report 2016, the reference and resource on the development of key book publishing markets and drivers for the current transformation is now available at www.global-ebook.com for an introductory price of â‚¬ 15 (instead of â‚¬ 20). Highlights include Freshly updated market close ups for US, UK, continental Europe (Western as well […]
Not one prediction about ebooks has been correct so far. Why? A summer rant.
July 20, 2015 by ruediger
Let’s face the simple truth: Not one prediction about ebooks (as far as I know) has been correct so far: No, ebooks will NOT go away any time soon. But no, again, they will not replace printed books, not even mass paperbacks, within a decade or so. Thus far, ebooks have strongly impacted only on […]
Random House Germany drops DRM for books – by mistake. A crack in the Adobe wall?
September 8, 2014 by ruediger
A week ago, German ebook buyers noticed in total surprise that ebooks from Random House – Germany’s by far largest publishing group – could be purchased without hard DRM. This was an ever more astounding discovery, as the group had not given any prior notice to such a change of minds. So far, hard DRM […]