Categories: E-books

The Most Anticipated Books of 2010

Posted by: Spencer Ante on December 31

As part of my research for a feature story on the future of books, "e-Books: Averting a Digital Horror Story," I reached out to book agents, publishers and other industry...

Late Fees for Barnes & Noble's Nook

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on December 21

Over the weekend, bookseller Barnes & Noble notified some customers who ordered the Nook e-book reader that the device wouldn't arrive in time for the holidays. Its consolation gift, $100...

Sorry, Kindle: WSJ Warms to Sony

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on December 17

News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch has made no secret of his disdain for the Amazon Kindle business model, punctuating recent earnings calls with remarks that the e-commerce giant pockets too...

Google Books: Scan First, Ask Questions Later

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on November 14

In a revision to the Google Books Settlement filed in federal court late Friday night, Google and the Authors Guild made concessions to industry groups, regulators and others who have...

Barnes & Noble Taps Kindle Designer For Its Athena e-Book Reader

Posted by: Peter Burrows on October 14

Yes, it's true. The much-anticipated device from Barnes & Noble, which has been eliciting oohs and ahs since leaked photos appeared on Gizmodo , was designed by Ammunition Partners, a...

Forrester Raises Outlook on E-Reader Sales

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on October 06

Santa will be filling his sleigh with a lot of e-book readers this holiday season. In a report released Tuesday, technology researcher Forrester estimates 900,000 e-readers will sell in the...

IRex: Kindle for the Enterprise?

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on September 23

On Wednesday, iRex Technologies said its new touchscreen e-book reader will go on sale in October with a boost from retail partner Best Buy and wireless service provider Verizon. But...

Sony’s Family of E-Readers Grows

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on August 25

Look out, Amazon. During a Tuesday morning event for journalists held at the New York Public Library, Sony announced a new, touch-screen wireless electronic book reader that will take aim...

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