Monday Morning Coffee – 23 January 2023

by Nate Hoffelder

After a decade of running The Digital Reader, Nate is a veteran web publisher with experience in design, maintenance, recovery, and troubleshooting. What little he doesn't know, he can learn.

January 23, 2023

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.

  • Remember back when Kobo had a web reader app for the iPad and other mobile devices? They just launched a new app, this time for all browsers. 
  • Amazon is gutting Comixology – they’re firing half the staff, including the department head.
  • Getty Images is suing Stable Diffusion because it had pirated Getty’s photos. (The Getty watermark showed up in a number of images created by the AI art startup, leaving little doubt as to their source. )
  • Scott McCormick has advice on how to pants a novel
  • Bookwire just announced a partnership to use Google’s AI-generated audiobook platform for commercial use

Hi, I'm Nate.

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