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March 29 2012

17:32

March 28 2012

15:37

Daily Must Reads, March 28, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.

1. Bay Citizen and CIR officially merge (JimRomenesko.com)



2. Amazon's Kindle store hits a wall during Harry Potter e-book sale (PaidContent)



3. iPad Newsstand moves $70,000 in sales every day (MinOnline)



4. Journalists: Ban on devices in U.S. Supreme Courtroom is outdated (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)



5. Twitter confirms an "unfollow" bug in system is affecting users (The Telegraph)



6. Layoffs hit financial website TheStreet.com (Business Insider
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July 20 2011

19:27

JK Rowling's Pottermore and Google team up: Harry Potter ebook push to Google Books libraries

Inside Google Books :: JK Rowling’s new website Pottermore and Google are teaming up to integrate Pottermore with a number of Google products and APIs. So when the series of Harry Potter ebooks launches on Pottermore.com in early October, these bestsellers will be available in the U.S. via the open Google eBooks platform.

When you buy a Harry Potter ebook from Pottermore, you will be able to choose to keep it in your Google Books library in-the-cloud, as well as on other e-reading platforms. Google eBooks can be read on most devices with a modern browser, through the Google Books apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, and on more than 80 e-readers.

Continue to read Larissa Fontaine, booksearch.blogspot.com

July 16 2011

16:20

How Harry Potter's mother, J.K. Rowling's self-publishing disrupts the publishing industry

GigaOM :: Despite the obvious demand, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has adamantly refused to offer electronic versions of her phenomenally popular series for young adults — until now. As part of Thursday’s launch of an interactive website called Pottermore, the billionaire writer also announced that e-book versions of the novels will be available directly through the site for all major platforms. In one fell swoop, Rowling has cut both her publishers and booksellers such as Amazon out of the picture. Not everyone has that kind of power, of course, but Rowling’s move shows how the playing field in publishing continues to be disrupted.

Rowling's Pottermore Website will offer extra content that she has written about the characters in the books, which have sold an estimated 450 million copies.

Continue to read Mathew Ingram, gigaom.com

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