TechCrunch’s M.G. Siegler reports that another “winner” in the Amazon vs. Macmillan feud is Barnes & Noble, who is getting a lot of new purchase traffic for books Amazon is currently unwilling to carry.
I would add, from the time I have spent reading various discussion forums about it, that a good many of the […]
One fairly big news item to hit today involves Amazon’s purchase of Touchco, a 6-person startup company with a new multitouch-capable, completely transparent touch-screen overlay technology.
A number of the blogs and news sources linking this story remark on how this technology is capable of use with the current multi-color LCD technology that drives the […]
A press release from market research company NPD claims that according to a new report it has issued, 93% of e-book reader owners claim to be “very” or “somewhat satisfied” with their devices, and only 2% of owners expressed dissatisfaction at all.
The release goes on to discuss the features e-reader owners enjoy and want, and […]
It appears the feud is over, with the publisher winning this time. Turns out Amazon’s pulling Macmillan titles was just a token gesture.
Amazon has posted the following announcement to its Kindle Community forum:
Macmillan, one of the "big six" publishers, has clearly communicated to us that, regardless of our viewpoint, they are committed to […]
I’m feeling philosophical this afternoon, and wanted to discourse on the amazing power of the written word.
The written word is one of the most powerful communication tools ever invented.
We can absorb written words faster than we can absorb spoken words. We can transmit words from place to place much more efficiently than the spoken […]