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Addr Is A Nifty iPad Ebook Reader For Those Who Miss Readmill

Meet Addr, a brand new iPad app to read your ePub ebooks. In some way, Addr is very reminiscent of Readmill’s now defunct ebook reader. It’s all about importing your DRM-free ebooks and adding a s

Glose Is A New Ebook Reader That Turns Reading Into A Social Experience

Meet Glose, a brand new ebook reader for your phone, tablet and laptop. Glose is like the Kindle apps, but on steroids. Reading a book in Glose becomes a collective experience as you can discuss quote

Reedsy Launches Its Marketplace For Indie Authors To Unbundle Traditional Publishing Houses

Meet Reedsy, a new startup that wants to unbundle the good old publishing company and provide all the services you need to self publish a book. As an author, writing the first draft is only the first

Oyster Brings Its Netflix For Books To Android

New York-based startup Oyster just released its reading app for Android devices — the app works on both phones and tablets, such as the Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire. As a reminder, Oyster is an unlimi

Oyster Raises $14 Million To Build A Comprehensive Netflix For Books

New York-based startup Oyster just announced a new funding round, according to the New York Times. New investor Highland Capital Partners is leading the round, with existing investor Founders Fund als

The ‘Anti-Amazon Law’ Is About To Become A Reality In France, But It’s Not A Bad Thing

The cultural exception strikes again — France’s National Assembly will most probably pass the so-called ‘anti-Amazon’ law in the coming days. In a few months, Amazon won’

E Ink Reports 46% Sales Drop, Expects E-Reader Shipments To Be Flat This Year

E-readers, such as the Kindle and the Sony Reader, were a novelty five years ago. But they are already on their way out. Display manufacturer E Ink Holdings reported its quarterly earnings and sales a

Apple Found Guilty Of Fixing Ebook Prices, Says It’s “Done Nothing Wrong” And Will Appeal

While publishers have agreed to a settlement in the ebook price-fixing case involving Apple and all the major book publishers, the federal judge has ruled that Apple is guilty of fixing ebook prices w

Meet Penguin Random House, The World’s Largest Book Publisher That Will Counter Amazon

After the U.S. cleared the deal, the European Commission has officially approved the proposed merger between two of the biggest book publishers in the world, Random House and Penguin. The two owners P

reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

While ebooks and digital music are becoming the dominant way of consuming books and songs, only a few digital retailers have become important players in this space. <a target="_blank" href="https://ww

Publishers Sue As Boundless Learning Grabs $8M For An Open Alternative To Textbooks

It seems it's a big news day for eBooks and eTextbooks. Google is winding down its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/05/google-winding-down-e-book-reselling-program-to-focus-on-play/">eBook

Will Interactive iBooks Be The Next Big Booty For Pirates?

With the shift from print books to digital books come a few nasty side effects. Sure, it's much easier much easier to acquire and read books when you don't even have to get out of your chair, but thos

Total Mobile eBook Sales Forecast To Reach $10B By 2016; Now Close To 1 Million Books In Kindle Store

With <a href="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/01/amazon-launches-native-language-kindle-devices-kindle-stores-in-italy-and-spain/">this morning's addition</a> of 16,000 Italian-language ebooks,

Borders Announces Kobo Wireless Reader Coming To Stores

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/kobo-wifi-blk-240x370.png" />Borders just announced the release of the wireless version of the Kobo ereader. The Kobo Wireless joins the

Alex eReader shipping tomorrow

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Springdesign-alex.png" />We told you all the rumors, we told you <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/16/alex-ereader-now-on-sale-i

E-E-book readers for kids. The first "E" stands for educational.

With all the flaws that e-book readers have, they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. VTech, makers of fine educational electronics, are rolling out the Flip animated e-book reader, so now

eBooks on the iPad may not be so outlandishly expensive

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/books.jpeg"> The <a HREF="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/technology/18apple.html?partner=rss&emc=rss">NYT</a> has a report on eboo

First hands on: Samsung E6 e-book reader

So Matt and I just got our hands on the Samsung E6, the company’s first electronic book reader. As a device it’s not bad, but compared to what’s out there you just know that Samsung

Alex eBook Reader unveiled

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/marvell_06_sm.jpg" />The e-book seems to be the next big thing as we roll into the end of 2009. What with the <a href="http://www.crunchg
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