Online Store Kno Sues Publisher for Pulling Its Digital Textbooks [EXCLUSIVE]

Publishing giant Cengage Learning wants to stop selling its titles through digital textbook seller Kno, and Kno — which counts on Cengage material for about a quarter of its sales — is suing for breech of a license agreement. The scuffle between the two companies illustrates a vulnerability in businesses like Kno that convert paper textbooks to digital textbooks on behalf of third-party publishers. Read more »

Textbook Makers: We’re Not Afraid of Apple’s Education Announcement

Apple is set to make an announcement regarding education on Thursday, and it will likely involve electronic textbooks . The latest rumor claims the company will unveil a “ GarageBand ” for books that puts tools for creating interactive digital textbooks into the hands of anyone with an Apple device. Read more »