For die-hard Blackberry fans, the factory unlocked BlackBerry Classic smartphone launched today for just $449. (Amazon)
Bloomsbury joins Oyster (Oysterbooks blog)
Macmillian reaches contract with Amazon, will try subscription services (Publishers Weekly)
Budapest’s beautiful book stations (Teleread)
Several IOS apps were updated:
Comcast will finally let Roku owners stream HBO and Showtime (Recode)
Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited to France and Brazil (Ebook Reader)
Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other links of interest on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.
From Digital Music News, Grooveshark has been found guilty of massive copyright infringement. The details of what the company did are pretty shocking. I am the wife of a talented musician whose music was illegally used by Grooveshark, We not only lost music sales income, but had to go as far as to hire an attorney to deal with the company’s infringement. Here’s a link to his wonderful holiday jazz album. 🙂
The FCC is considering rules that will change Television, from Mashable. This has the abiltiy to breathe new life into a company like Aereo. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t been able to get certain channels since they made the change to digital broadcast!
From Teleread, R.I.P. Eugie Foster. The Nebula award winning writer and editor died on September 27, 2014. Here is a link to her books.
The Kindle app for IOS has been updated for the iPhone 6, from The Digital Reader. http://the-digital-reader.com/2014/09/29/kindle-ios-updated-iphone-6/
Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news.