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No-one Wants Cold News

circa This week it was announced that the atomised news app Circa was going on an “indefinite hiatus” due to lack of funding in the app and, let’s face it, its lack of downloads. So in this world of short attention spans and bitesize info, what led Circa to such a grizzly fate? Read More

The End of iOS Newsstand: WWDC San Francisco

  In a bid to take on Facebook in the fight for both publishers and audiences, Apple has announced at its WWDC Developers’ conference in San Francisco that from iOS 9 onwards, they will be scrapping the Newsstand app in favour of the newly-unveiled Apple News application. newsstand On its release, Newsstand was heralded as the saviour of the publishing industry in the face of an increasingly digital world. However, recently there have been concerns that Newsstand hides content rather than promoting it, with more and more publishers turning their back on Newsstand and releasing standalone apps with content from their related websites. So what does this mean for publishers? Read More

Digital Magazine Awards 2013

The Digital Magazine Awards 2013 is not too far away and is an event where we celebrate the best in digital magazines. Launched in 2010, the digital Magazine Awards recognises the hard work that goes into the production, design, engineering and distribution of the digital magazines.

Bruce Hudson, the Chairman of Digital Magazine awards explains the reason why he launched the awards :” I felt there was a need to celebrate the amazing work happening in the sector and decided to create a global awards. I hope it might help anyone in the sector to be inspired and also acknowledge the hard work being put in by individuals working from home through to the large publishing houses. Read More

Industry Round-up 14th June 2013

Been too busy to check out the latest digital publishing news? Do not worry! Here is our weekly round-up of the most interesting news and opinion in the digital industry. Read More

Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference

After weeks of rumours, speculation and gossiping Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference began in San Francisco yesterday. With absolutely no leaks from the company ahead of the conference (unlike at previous Apple events) there has been a lot of anticipation, even by Apple’s usual standards, simply because Read More