Ebook news digest: ebooks on Instagram, new EU laws troubling Google, circumstances that make readers

News on ebooks, writing and copyright

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French and German publishers unite to fight Google’s refusal to pay them copyright fees

Get ready for a long fight between major newspapers and Google (in Europe, at least). EU approved a new copyright directive earlier in … Read the Story

Finland designated the best wildlife travel destination 2019

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Scenery in Lapland, Kilpisjärvi.

The summer of 2019 in Finland’s capital Helsinki was the first time when I thought that finally, overseas tourists have discovered the city. Tourist groups toured even in the new Oodi library, and happily camped in Nuuksio national … Read the Story

Ebook news digest: best new library is in Helsinki, epub apps for Windows, unique bookshop in Venice

News on ebooks, writing and travel

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Oodi library in Helsinki.

11 best epub reading apps for Windows 10 PCs

Epub is the standard ebook format that was jointly created by the publishing industry and is now being developed together with other web standards. Amazon … Read the Story

Artificial intelligence -powered writing and answering machine GPT-2 is good in some cases

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Artificial intelligence (AI) software technology is a hot development target that is already being applied to many daily tasks. We have heard about self-driving cars, automatic face recognition, simple online customer service duties, and many other tasks where AI is used … Read the Story