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  • Booktrack Attracts $5 Million in Funding

    Booktrack allows publishers to create customizable soundtracks for e-books, adding music and sound effects that can be synchronized to the users' individual pace of reading.

  • S&S Launches Pop Culture Site

    Simon & Schuster imprint Touchstone has created Glommable, a site that will curate content from Internet personalities and authors from across publishing houses.

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 12, 2015

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended July 12, 2015.

  • AuthorBee Platform Debuts on Twitter

    AuthorBee allows Twitter users to aggregate, organize and archive related social media content, making it easier to locate subject categories and share a variety of labeled content with other users.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: iBooks Bestsellers: James, Hawkins at the Top

    E.L James’s 'Grey' and Paula Hawkins’s 'The Girl on the Train' took the #1 and #2 spots, respectively, on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended July 13.

  • Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

    The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% e-book royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.”

  • iBooks Bestsellers: Paper Towns Rises to #3

    John Green’s 'Paper Towns' ascended to #3 on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended on July 6. E.L. James’s 'Grey' took the top spot on the list.

  • Court Denies Class Action in Author Solutions Case

    In a 30-page written opinion, Cote ruled that the plaintiffs failed to produce evidence to back up their fraud claims.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: Playboy Memoir Hits #2

    'Down the Rabbit Hole,' Holly Madison’s account of her time at the Playboy mansion as Hugh Hefner’s “#1 girlfriend,” came in at #2 on Apple’s bestseller list for the week ended June 22.

  • Scribd Dramatically Reduces Romance List

    High-volume romance readers are "reading Scribd out of house and home," and undermining the e-book subscription service.

  • Apple Loses Appeal, E-book Decision is Affirmed

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed Judge Denise Cote's 2013 finding that Apple orchestrated a scheme to fix the price of e-books.

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, June 21, 2015

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended June 21, 2015.

  • Scribd Acquires Librify

    Librify, an early e-book subscription and social reading service, has been acquired by Scribd, one of the current and most successful e-book subscription services.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: ‘Grey’ Stays Put at #1

    For the second week in a row, E.L. James’s 'Grey,' the next installment in the Fifty Shades of Grey series, topped Apple’s iBooks bestseller list.

  • Merck Manuals Go Online Only

    The pharmaceutical giant Merck first began making print information available to doctors in 1899 but beginning today all of its content for physicians and consumers will be only available online.

  • Oyster Debuts Lumin to Ease E-Reading Eyestrain

    E-book subscription service Oyster has developed Lumin, a new feature available via its app that automatically adjusts the light emitted from mobile screens to ease eyestrain and prevent sleep disruption.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: ‘Grey’ Stays on Top

    Though not yet on sale, 'Grey,' the next installment in E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey series, took the #1 spot on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the second week in a row.

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