Morning Roundup: Google censoring search in Europe. Readmill closing and more

By Joanna Cabot
June 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Case for Raising Your Reading Standards (If You’re Like Me and Don’t Have Any) (Book Riot) If the past is any indication, my basic requirements are quite minimal. Books need be little more than available, legible and in English to earn consideration. But with too little reading time and so [...]

Penguin partners with Readmill for an alternative UK reading app

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 29, 2013 // 2 Comments

German ebook app developer Readmill has announced a partnership with Penguin UK to produce an ereading option that seems to want to sidestep Amazon and other ebook distributors and go direct to the consumer from the Penguin UK website. “Now when you purchase ebooks from Penguin UK, you can [...]

Readmill Launches New E-Book Experience for iPhone

By Dan Eldridge
February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, we filled you in on the fact that the Berlin-based digital reading platform known as Readmill was very close to releasing an e-reading app for the iPhone, and as it happens … the app was officially released today. (Quite a coincidence, no?) According to the company, the [...]

A Readmill iPhone app is on the way

By Dan Eldridge
February 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’ve written a bit about the Berlin-based startup Readmill in the past; here’s a Q&A-style interview we ran back in August 2012 with Henrik Berggren, the company’s über-ambitious founder. As we wrote in the introduction to that interview: The easiest way to understand [...] to Relaunch on October 15

By Dan Eldridge
October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

Just yesterday we ran a profile of founder Eric Hellman; it was written by one of our colleagues, Book Business magazine editor-in-chief Brian Howard. It turns out, though, that we probably should have waited at least one more day before running the story, because released a [...]

A conversation with Readmill founder Henrik Berggren

By Cara Gavin
August 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Where I come from, we tend to refer to people like Readmill founder Henrik Berggren as “young pioneers.” Berggren works incredibly hard on a project he’s hugely passionate about, and the result, for those of you who may not be familiar with his online [...]

An E-Reader Annotation Mini-Manifesto

By a TeleRead Contributor
August 6, 2012 // 7 Comments

    I’ll admit it: I was surprised when our recent post about the annotation abilities (or lack thereof) of various e-readers attracted so much attention. At the time, I wasn’t really sure that anyone cared. Boy, was I wrong. In fact, a Berlin-based reader by the name of [...]

BookRix achieves 500,000 users and cuts deal with Readmill

By Paul Biba
June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the press release: The start-up company BookRix, that co-creates the future book market with its eBook-community, celebrates the 500,000th member who registered on the platform, today. “We are very proud to have reached this magic number,” says CEO and co-founder Gunnar Siewert. [...]

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