Today, a confirmation that we’ll be seeing a new Kobo e-reader soon. Also, Tumblr will begin adding ads (money for creators to follow), photographer sues Getty Images for falsely claiming copyright, the iphone jack is disappearing and more. In deals, Rachio IRO Irrigation Controllers.
Tumblr will allow users to make money from ads (Eventually) (The Verge) The ads are coming to Tumblr. Payments to creators? That’s a bit down the road.
Photographer Sues Getty Images For $1 Billion For Claiming Copyright On Photos She Donated To The Public (Techdirt) Oh, boy. This should be an interesting story to follow, if just for the sheer scale and amount of dollars involved.
Kobo is definitely coming out with a new e-reader this summer (The Verge) Yes, it is really coming and we have part of a picture to prove it.
AT&T violated rule requiring low prices for schools, FCC says (Ars Technica) Schools and libraries are supposed to pay the lowest rates possible. AT&T and the FCC disagree as to whether that was the case for two Florida school districts.
Two Months Until the iPhone 3.5mm Headphone Jack Disappears… (Digital Music News) The sources are looking more and more reliable that the next iPhone will be sans headphone jack.
Deals of the Day:
Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America by Jay Mathews.
The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Mrs. Robinsons Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale. The Romance Daily Find is One Lucky Hero: The Men in Uniform Series by Codi Gary.
iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes the graphic novel, Cardboard, by Doug TenNapel. I love this cover!
Google Books has a selection of Hot Book Deals.
(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.
Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)
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