Barnes & Noble was planning and negotiating…

June 19th, 2013

Barnes & Noble was planning and negotiating agency model with publishers before Apple quickly implemented it.

The Apple e-book antitrust trial: Enter Barnes & Noble – Apple 2.0 -Fortune Tech

As a witness, Theresa Horner was everything Apple could hope for.

Love opera? Love remote destinations? The…

June 7th, 2013

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Love opera? Love remote destinations? The Savonlinna travel guidebook shows you how to enjoy both | Klaava

If you think Savonlinna is a remote town today, think how remote it was in the middle ages when the King of Sweden decided to build a castle in the easternmost corner of his kingdom. Today, Savonlinna is part of Finland, and Olavinlinna castle is a

Creepy … perhaps useful, but inevitably…

May 31st, 2013

Creepy … perhaps useful, but inevitably, the collected data will find its way to the hands of someone who I wouldn't want to analyze it.

Google’s new “Moto X” superphone will spy on you 24/7, and you’ll like it

Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola, Google’s wholly owned phone-making subsidiary, walked onto a stage yesterday with the company’s rumored new superphone, and while he refused to take it out of his pocket, he confirmed that it’s real and that it’s launching in October of this year. He also dropped a number of technical details about…

“E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks…

May 29th, 2013

"E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks, but successfully selling digital editions of novels and other text-centric titles is only the first phase of a profound transformation of all segments of the traditional book publishing business."

BEA 2013: The Seven Deadly Myths of Digital Publishing

E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks, but successfully selling digital editions of novels and other text-centric titles is only the first phase of a profound transformation of all segments of the traditional book publishing business.

The future is not what it used to be, Gutenberg…

May 28th, 2013

The future is not what it used to be, Gutenberg-fans.

The myth of plateauing ebook sales | FutureBook

My friend and industry colleague, Sam Missingham, was kind enough to ask me to preview her article ‘In Search of a Happy Ending.’ She did a nice job piecing bits of information together to help us all understand the current and future trajectory of ebook sales.

“Dear Christmas Tree thief, please let these…

May 26th, 2013

"Dear Christmas Tree thief, please let these planted trees grow here."

A thief must have needed a tree really badly the previous Christmas, because this place is not near a road.

Rakkaudesta sijoittamiseen -kirja listahuipulla…

May 24th, 2013

Rakkaudesta sijoittamiseen -kirja listahuipulla Australiassa ja Itävallassa | Piksu

Noin vuosi sitten, kesäkuussa 2012, julkaistiin Piksu.net-kirjoittajien kirja Rakkaudesta sijoittamiseen. Suomen hiljalleen syntyvillä e-kirjamarkkinoilla teos on herättänyt mielenkiintoa ja myyntiäkin on kertynyt kohtuullisesti. Koska kirja on saatavilla maailmanlaajuisesti, on ollut mukava …

Jolla is saying the phone can run Android…

May 20th, 2013

Jolla is saying the phone can run Android apps. If this is the case, and it is totally transparent for the user, the product has a chance in the market.

Jolla is first phone with new Sailfish OS, out this year for £340

The Jolla is the first phone running Sailfish, the open-source operating system from the people who tried to get MeeGo going.

The Paperless Book

May 17th, 2013

The Paperless Book

Stephen Colbert opened his October 25th, 2011 show with his normal exuberance. He bragged about his special early access to the iPhone, the …

Is this the fastest new tech breakthrough…

May 16th, 2013

Is this the fastest new tech breakthrough.


Ebooks made up 20% of the U.S. consumer book industry in 2012, up from 15% in 2011 — paidContent

Summary: The U.S. consumer book publishing industry had a strong 2012, fueled in part by the growth of ebooks.