Spotify has claimed that Apple is using anticompetitive behaviour in making competitors pay for more than a basic presence in the app store.
Reddit has announced it's holding an Initial Public Offering while Substackers can curate a “network” to recommend their subscribers. Reddit IPO update from ALLI.
Sora delivers textbooks electronically to libraries. Now OpenAI’s Sora is a text to video platform causing security concerns.
The Digital Services act is aimed at “very large online platforms.” The European Accessibility Act comes into force at the end of June 2025.
On Friday of last week, Findaway Voices by Spotify announced new terms and conditions that some have commented as being “rights grab”. Here is an update on Findaway Voices terms from ALLi's Watchdog Desk.
This week, the news has centred on lawsuits. Specifically it has centred on the lawsuits brought by creators in respect of copyright.
Gen Z readers loving printed books and libraries, whatever the accompanying paraphernalia, is something to celebrate. Self-Publishing News Update with ALLi News Editor, Dan Holloway.
Audiobook Market update: 236 million people pay for a Spotify subscription which in theory gives access to up to 15 hours of audiobook content a month.
Today's news update looks across legislation of AI: The EU's AI Act is in its final stages of passing into law. In the UK, the House of Lords issued a report on large language models.
Three interesting snippet-lets that combine to form a story large enough to remind us of Amazon's relevance, newly released profit data, tips for discoverability of your book and their new personal shopper.
The IBPA has elected Tieshena Davis as their chair for 2024-25. And a German competition finds children reading aids generational literacy within families.
Writers Union of Canada is calling for copyright law to catch up with new technology, whilst the winner of Akutagawa Prize used AI. Dan Holloway looks across recent AI writing developments.