One of the first decisions we've made along these lines is to discontinue our personalized digital newsstand
app, Livestand for iPad," said Yahoo in its blog.
Last Monday Apple announced its next version of the operating system behind its phone and tablet -- scheduled to be available in the fall -- that features a "digital newsstand
," making the user experience of finding, downloading and potentially buying magazine and newspaper subscriptions easier for the end user.
Target plans to market and promote its digital newsstand
online as well as in stores nationwide.
Zinio (a digital newsstand
and magazine app for iOS, Android, and the web) announced a move to expand its digital offerings for libraries by adding 1,000 magazine titles to its digital magazine service for library patrons, including international titles with new language content.
The Inquirer Tablet package includes a year's subscription to the Inquirer Digital Newsstand
Digital content sales , which include digital books, digital newsstand
, and the apps business, increased by 13.1%, while NOOK device unit sales declined during the holiday period as compared to the prior year.
The INQSnap package includes Facebook and Twitter buttons which link to the Inquirer's digital newsstand
; the complete transcripts of all three Inquirer Senate Forums, in which a total of 23 candidates took part, can be accessed there, free of charge.
announced that its database is now being used to help power the content platform of Zinio, which, according to the company, is the world's largest digital newsstand
. Zinio allows consumers to get instant access, search, and organization for millions of digital news and entertainment articles.
IN ANOTHER first for the Inquirer Group, the Philippine Daily Inquirer launches today the Inquirer Tab, a tablet device bundled with an all-titles subscription to the group's Digital Newsstand
for computers, tablets and smartphones.
Murdoch's actions of late--whether it be pay model rhetoric or a building of support for a digital newsstand
among publishers--is, Doctor says, "all aimed at coming up with a more sustainable model." He adds, "2010 is the year of bringing some nuance to what has been undifferentiated traffic for news publishers."
Users can access the daily paper as well as the full range of titles of Inquirer publications, bundled together in the "Inquirer Digital Newsstand