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Tech Publisher Asks "Are Ebooks Ready for Technical Content?"

Dave Thomas from the Pragmatic Programmers is mulling whether to make their books available on the Kindle, and encountering many of the same issues we faced here at O'Reilly regarding technical content and the limitations of current ebook devices: In fact, we've had a prototype form of that capability for a while now, but we've always held back. Frankly,…

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Tor.com Woos Sci-Fi Fans with Free Ebooks

Taking a page from the Baen playbook, Tor.com, a division of Macmillan, is giving away 24 science fiction ebook titles through July 27. The ebooks are available in PDF, HTML and Mobi formats. (Via News.com) Cory Doctorow: "Science Fiction is the Only Literature People Care Enough About to Steal on the Internet." Free Ebooks with Embedded Ads Via Scribd-Lulu…

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30 O'Reilly Titles Now Available as Ebook Bundles; Many In Kindle Store Later Today

O'Reilly has released 30 titles as DRM-free downloadable ebook bundles. The bundles include three ebook formats (EPUB, PDF, and Kindle-compatible Mobipocket) for a single price — at or below the book's cover price.

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Select O'Reilly Books Soon on Kindle, and as DRM-free Digital Bundles (Including EPUB)

Official word on O'Reilly's upcoming ebook initiatives.

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Ebook Format Primer

Ebook readers support (or don't support) dozens of formats. Which ones have a future?

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A Q&A on O’Reilly’s “Up-to-Date” Publishing Experiment

O'Reilly has launched a new experiment with the just-released "Essential Silverlight 2" Up-to-Date edition. Readers get a book that's current when they purchase it, but also get access to updates that can be physically inserted into the book.

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Roundup: New B&N Site Taps Digital Revenue, Magazine Goes High-End with Production

B&N’s new site, Quamut.com, is supported by display ads and pdf sales; Monocle magazine courts the high-end crowd with upscale production and high prices.

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