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  • Govt must scrap GST on books: Report

    A review of the Australian book industry, commissioned by the Federal Government, has called for the goods and services tax (GST) on books to be scrapped in order to level the playing field between Australian booksellers and offshore online retailers.

    Written by Chloe Herrick10 Nov. 11 11:05
  • Booktopia, Dymocks partner with Google e-books

    Booktopia is the latest bookseller to bring Google e-books to Australia, following the announcement from Aussie book retailer Dymocks that it would be adding the digital repository to its online business.

    Written by Chloe Herrick09 Nov. 11 12:30
  • New Nook Color: 4 things we want to see

    On November 7, Barnes & Noble will likely announce a new Nook Color, replacing the 7-inch e-reader/tablet that launched nearly a year ago.

    Written by Jared Newman02 Nov. 11 04:44
  • Kindle Fire, others to get HTML5, CSS3 in 'Kindle Format 8' update

    Amazon is refreshing its staid, black-and-white take on the e-book with a new format that supports HTML5 and CSS3. Kindle Format 8 (KF8) will give Kindle users something a little more colorful to read on the new tablet/e-reader hybrid, the Kindle Fire, which is set to hit stores in time for the holiday season.

    Written by Eric Mack25 Oct. 11 03:17
  • Kobo Pulse: eReading is sharing

    If you're afraid you're not sharing enough of your daily activities with your online friends, here's another chance to get social...with books.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci28 Sept. 11 08:46
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  • Copy Kindle notes and bookmarks to your PC

    If you're a Kindle owner, you've probably discovered the device's enviable ability to bookmark pages, highlight passages, and add notes (a.k.a. annotations).

    Written by Rick Broida17 Aug. 10 06:12
Features about e-books
  • Five reasons Amazon e-books are outselling hardcovers

    Are you still holding out to see what happens with this whole ebooks "fad" before deciding whether to embrace it for your business? Well, the times they are a changin' and there are a variety of reasons that ebooks are outpacing printed books.

    Written by Tony Bradley21 July 10 02:59
  • Publishing 2.0

    Social networks, e-readers and other technologies are transforming the publishing industry and heralding a new era of reading and learning.

    Written by Brad Howarth24 Sept. 09 06:37
  • Hype Watch: The Kindle and other e-readers

    The Amazon Kindle and other e-readers have potential as a business device. But they need more capabilities to catch on in the enterprise.

    Written by John Brandon24 Sept. 09 06:50
  • The future of publishing?

    Social networks, e-readers and other technologies are transforming the publishing industry and heralding a new era of reading and learning.

    Written by CIO Staff24 Sept. 09 06:50
  • Asus 'Eee Reader' to join e-reader fray, says report

    Computer maker Asus may be getting ready to launch an e-reader that would mimic the traditional book, be in full color and come loaded with a variety of innovative features.

    Written by Ian Paul08 Sept. 09 05:21