Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, December 13

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks. I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those tweets for the last week. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba Paul Biba
Introducing the All-New Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition: the Best Tablet for Reading

BitLit Partners with Springer to Offer Ebook Bundles

Legacy Publishers Still Don’t “Get” The Future Medium

New Images of the Book of the Queen

Used eBook Sellers Receive Threats of Jail Time

More than 1.1 Billion Creative Commons Licensed Items Now Available, “2015 State of the Commons” Report Published

Enthusiasm for the digital edition fades at many magazines

Kindle, Kobo Apps for iOS Updated, Aldiko for iOS to Ship Today

Aldiko e-reading app is now available for the iPhone

New Fire OS Bellini 5.1.1 Update Rolling Out to Some Fire Tablets

Audiobooks Have Begun to Outsell Print (and Why)

Scribd Settles NFB Lawsuit Over Inaccessible eBook Service

EU Proposal Bans Netflix-Style Geo Blocking and Restrictions

E-books, e-reading help child literacy: Study

Scribd Adds Sheet Music And Sesame Street To Its Subscription E-Book Service

Ecuador’s draft copyright law: legal to break DRM to achieve fair use

BitLit brings print/ebook bundles to science with Springer

Kobo eBooks becomes a Universal Windows 10 app

PRH Expands UK Library eBook Pilot to Schools, Sabotages it With Restrictions

Kobo France : tendances numériques 2015,par Hervé Bienvault @Aldus2006

A top feature in #aldiko for ios is borrowing eBooks from your local libraries right inside the app.To learn more:

Playster officially launches subscription service covering books, music, movies, and games

Swiftkey launches Symbols to help people with non-verbal autism communicate

Kobo releases new firmware update for all of their e-readers

Copyright law will have a disastrous effect on design publishing

L’applicazione di lettura # Aldiko è ormai disponibile per iOS @Aldiko

Smashwords Expands Global Ebook Distribution with Odilo, Tolino and Yuzu

BeeLine Reader: Can different colors in text speed up your e-reading? Take the test on the Web

UK citizens may soon need licenses to take photos of some stuff they already own

Turning Course Materials Into a Digital Magazine