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Entitle builds a bookshelf in the mobile universe, and North Carolina

Entitle builds a bookshelf in the mobile universe, and North Carolina

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Originally posted on PandoDaily:

bookshelfEntitle CEO Bryan Batten is an unlikely librarian. Gangly, tan and sea-worn, the Wilmington, N.C., native might seem more at home on the pro surf circuit than in back room meetings with New York publishing house executives or Silicon Valley investors. But as Entitle, his digital book subscription company, closes in on 200,000 available titles, Batten might be the…

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More Reading: Scribd Teams Up With MORE Magazine

More Reading: Scribd Teams Up With MORE Magazine

Originally posted on The Scribd Blog:

We’re incredibly excited to announce that Scribd has been featured in the May edition of MORE magazine. Copies hit newsstands on April 22nd, so mark your calendars - there’s a surprise waiting inside for all you for bookworms out there.

The feature kicks off Scribd summer reading with four new collections curated by the editors of MORE: Biographies and…

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With Comixology, Amazon Acquires A Piece Of The Comic-Based Media Empire

With Comixology, Amazon Acquires A Piece Of The Comic-Based Media Empire

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Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Amazon has purchased Comixology, and that’s a huge deal, because it means the largest bookseller in the world now owns the company that brought digital comics distribution to the masses, and essentially forced big publishers like DC and Marvel to get with it and start distributing titles on the same day in print and via digital channels.

It’s hard to understate…

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Entitle Brings Its Subscription E-Books To E-Ink Readers, Including The Nook

Entitle Brings Its Subscription E-Books To E-Ink Readers, Including The Nook

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Originally posted on TechCrunch:

When e-book service Entitle launched last December, one of the main selling points was the idea that subscribers truly own their books. Now the company says it has given users even more control by allowing them to transfer books to their Nooks, Kobos or Sony Readers.

Until now, it seems that subscription e-book serviceshave focused on the big app ecosystems…

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