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Collabora Office on a phone.

News on ebooks, writing and travel

Take a Look How Europe’s Ruined Medieval Castles Come Back to Life

A fascinating project by NeoMam Studios lets you view how a medieval fortress or castle is reconstructed. The work is happening … Read the Story

Ensure safe internet access at Airbnb rentals, and other security tips for travelers

North Portugal, office of a digital nomad on kitchen table

Every remote worker and digital nomad who works and travels knows the satisfied feeling when a reliable and secure internet connection has been successfully setup in a new destination. It is a big relief. Work, getting information about the new environment, … Read the Story

Travel guide to Nice and Riviera shows the best places to visit in the coastal region of Provence, France

A sample page from travel guide The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera
A sample page from travel guide The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera.

People who haven’t visited the French Riviera may think that places like Cannes, Monaco, or Saint Tropez, are towns of celebrities, yachts, beaches with restaurants, and shiny shops … Read the Story

Ebook news digest: overhyped screen time concerns, Trivago rip-off, book piracy in Italy

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News on ebooks, writing and travel

Screen time: Conclusions about the apocalyptic effects of digital media are often incomplete, overstated

A voice of reason about concerns of regularly accessing media on a mobile device or PC: “a recent review of over 200 … Read the Story

Key trend: publishers are making readers pay for news in 2020s

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Most important revenue stream for my company going forward? (Source: Reuters Institute)

Reuters Institute has published a survey on news business that highlights the key trends for 2020. Overall, the results don’t feature any dramatic surprises, but rather reinforce the trends already … Read the Story