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Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel expands the comics canon, and amazing libraries

Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel...

Sherlock Holmes to Remain in Public Domain After Supreme Court Declines Case – So you’ve got to give the Conan Doyle estate credit for their persistence. Except, you know for the bad faith licensing fees. And SCOTUS has delivered the… more

Monday News: Changes at Penguin Random House, Google settles with photographers, Rumored changes at Twitter, and Scribd’s infographic on reading

Monday News: Changes at Penguin Random House, Google settles with photographers,...

The Penguin Publishing Group Takes Shape – So now that Penguin Random House has made its initial adjustments and realignments, CEO Markus Dohle has streamlined Penguin’s imprints by placing them all under new President of Penguin Publishing Group Madeline McIntosh…. more

Friday News: Twitpic shuts down, Amazon woos kid lit authors, Harper Collins experiments with bundling, and deadmau5 fires back at Disney

Friday News: Twitpic shuts down, Amazon woos kid lit authors, Harper...

Twitpic is shutting down – I am of two minds about this news: first, I’m sad that Twitpic is going away, because it was, for me, one of the easiest to use and least demanding/intrusive applications for use with Twitter…. more