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Scoop.it sure hopes so. The company today released the first iPad app version of its social curation platform with an eye toward turning content consumers into content creators.

“It’s... a publishing by curation platform. You can enrich content with your own insight,” Scoop.it co-founder and CEO, Guillaume Decugis, said in a demo interview with TabTimes.

Scoop.it for iPad let...

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The San Francisco-based firm closed a $16 million series C round of funding on Wednesday and revealed that Pearson and Elsevier are now on-board in a move which will see both migrate to Inkling’s... cloud-based publishing platform, Habitat, for producing digital copies of their books.

The two companies have invested in Inkling before, which now has around 600 books available for the iPhone, i...

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The move, reported by AllThingsD, comes while Time says it's encouraged by the progress it's already made in expanding its digital publishing efforts, including new technologies that will help... it to better control what content it makes available for free.

Time partnered with Adobe to develop a new back-end system that lets the publisher change its free offerings at will.  All of...

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Following on from a non-jury trial that ended on June 20, U.S District Judge Denise Cote said that Apple violated antitrust law by colluding with publishers to raise e-book prices to as high at $14.99.

The... five publishers charged in the case – Hachette, HarperCollins, Holtzbrinck, Simon & Schuster and the Penguin Group – have since reached settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice, but Apple wil...

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Onswipe’s report said that of the users it tracks, 59.8% prefer landscape mode and 41.2% choose portrait. The data comes from 127 million users served over the last two years by its media publishing... platform.

Another notable result from the report is that tablet and iPhone users are most likely to be on their device at 10 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Traffic from mobile devices grad...

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This report comes from consulting firm Analysys Mason which recently dived into app spending habits by conducting a survey of 2,000 consumers across the U.S. and Europe.

Publishing his findings... on a company blog post, analyst Ronan de Renesse concluded that smartphone owners who also had a tablet would spent $6.50 a month on apps –- nearly three times as much as those without tablets. Th...

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The apps show up in keyword searches (in Japanese) for adult videos and pornography

“Typically, the apps only require the user to accept the ‘Network communication’ permission,... although some variants do not require the user to accept any permissions,” Symantec said in a blog post. “This is because the app is simply used as a vehicle to lure users to the scam by open...

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The report by Wikia, the entertainment and gaming network of websites, surveyed over 1,200 users aged 13-18, sometimes referred to in marketing circles as Generation Z.

Tablets were cited as... a key factor in Gen Z’s growing connectedness to the Web and online services.

Almost half (47%) said they are more actively connected now than they were just three months ago. And a...

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The Pressly platform lets customers curate their own content from around the Web, including social and RSS feeds, into a branded HTML5 Web app that readers can access from a tablet or smartphone browser... instead of having to download an app.

"Our product gives businesses a fast and easy way to take their huge investments in content to mobile users everywhere, in a beautiful, highly engaging wa...

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The new buyout sees the journal switch hands from Incisive Media to new digital media company Apptitude Media, although the deal does see Incisive Media take a small share in the start-up.

In... an encouraging sign for the future of tablet publishing, the new owners said that The British Journal of Photography's iPad app (which was developed by Mag+) had “transformed” the fortunes...