The Pottermore Shop

Is Pottermore a game-changer?

Pottermore, an "online reading experience built around the world of Harry Potter", launched in beta yesterday after some delays. As well as becoming a destination where fans of the book series can interact with the brand, Pottermore also includes a digital book store where all seven Harry Potter novels are sold exclusively in digital form - crucially bypassing traditional publisher and online retailers alike.
Scan and digitise for $1

Book scanning for $1 anyone?

A novel service, 1DollarScan, launched in the US last week and builds on the successes of their Japanese counterpart Bookscan. 1DollarScan scans and digitises books, documents and photos for as little as one dollar.