"Harry Potter" entries

Publishing News: There's no such thing as degrees of DRM

Harry Potter ebooks, Google surveys and the DoJ's investigation.

J.K. Rowling disrupts the publishing industry, at least for this week. Elsewhere, Google looks to help web publishers with survey revenue and Tim Carmody takes an in-depth look at the DoJ's investigation into agency pricing.

Radar's top stories: June 27-July 1, 2011

Getting started with Hadoop, a look at Clojure, publishing lessons from Pottermore

This week on Radar: We took a deep dive into Hadoop, Stuart Sierra discussed Clojure's growing popularity, and we looked at two key aspects of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore that publishers should copy.

Two lessons from Pottermore: Direct sales and no DRM

Why publishers should take a note from J.K. Rowling's latest effort.

It's not surprising that J.K. Rowing is forging ahead with a well thought-out direct sales plan for Harry Potter ebooks, but it's a shock that publishers aren't doing the same things for their titles.

Publishing News: Direct "Potter" ebook sales fire up the book world

Harry Potter goes digital (and exclusive), Amazon tablet rumors abound, and faster horses won't cut it

In the latest Publishing News: Pottermore will exclusively sell Harry Potter ebooks, Amazon tablets could arrive in August, and Joe Wikert talks about creating mobile experiences that surpass expectations.