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Borders Launches eBook Store: Will They Catch Amazon?

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders Group Inc's electronic bookstore went live on Wednesday and the head of its bookselling business predicted that it would quickly catch up with...

Can Borders And Kobo eReader Kill Amazon And The Kindle?

CrunchGear | John Biggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders just announced that they're selling the Kobo eReader, an $149 ebook touted, by Wired, no less, as a Kindle killer. This device isn't formally ...

Robert Krentz Murder Suspect Is American, Not Illegal Immigrant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The Arizona Daily Star now reports that the nationality of Robert Krentz's murder suspect is unknown. An earlier version of the story reported...

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

Your Family, Immediately

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

Welcome to the United States. Where we know what a family is, and is not. "Whether you are a visitor to the United States or U.S. citizen," we are to...

Is This the Way to Handle Immigration?

Saskia Sassen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saskia Sassen

Some of the most powerful states in the world -- the US, the UK, France, Italy -- have increasingly reoriented large parts of their state bureaucracy to control vulnerable and powerless migrants.

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction And Nonfiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

Borders CEO Michael Edwards: eBooks And Bookstores Can Co-Exist

CNN | Michael Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There's no question that both books and bookstores are moving an increasingly digital direction. The e-book is the biggest thing to hit the publishing...

Borders iPad App Finally Released

SlashGear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders' eBooks app 2.0 for the iPad has just been released, bringing yet another big-name retailer into the Apple ecosystem....

Is Brewer Replacing Palin as Fox News darling?

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer seems to be replacing Sarah Palin as Fox News' right-wing darling du jour. Brewer was just interviewed -- again, making this at least the 5th time Fox has pitched softball questions at Brewer since she signed SB1070.

Death at the Border: Bringing out the Worst in the Immigration Debate

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

The victim, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, was either "a straight-A student" or a "repeat juvenile offender" with a "history of involvement with human smuggling," depending whose story you believe.

Why Borders Needs A New Business Model

BizTimes | Kay Plantes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Let's face it. Amazon.com owns on-line book sales, a position so strong that it has broadened its scope into all kinds of other categories sold on lin...

Since When Is a Rock Deadly Force?

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The right to self-defense in criminal law is born out of necessity. In other words, you can't kill someone in self-defense without proving that the deadly force was necessary. There must be an imminent threat.

Borders Pays Huge Severence To Departing Execs

Publishers Weekly | Jim Milliot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Borders is paying out approximately $869,000 in severance to two departed executives....

Borders To Carry $120 Libre eReader

Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In his conference call with analysts last week, interim Borders CEO Mike Edwards said the chain would begin taking pre-orders for a second reading dev...

'Prayers for Those Who Grieve' Hits Shelves

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alyssa Jung

A couple months ago, I shared with you the story of the Kelly family, told to me in a very candid, vulnerable and open interview with Jilly Kelly, wif...

'Prayers for Those Who Grieve' Hits Shelves

Alyssa Jung | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alyssa Jung

A couple months ago, I shared with you the story of the Kelly family, told to me in a very candid, vulnerable and open interview with Jilly Kelly, wif...

Borders Repays $42.5 Million Loan

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Borders Group said late Wednesday that it had repaid a $42.5 million loan from William A. Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management, its largest...

Kobo eReader Debuts

Publishers Weekly | Calvin Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

E-book retailer Kobo is making good on plans to release its own dedicated reading device and has also launched "Powered by Kobo," a partnership and e-...

Borders Faces Critical April 1 Loan Deadline

annarbor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A New York hedge fund manager may control the fate of Borders Group Inc., even as the distressed Ann Arbor-based book store chain advertises to hire s...

Borders To Get $25 Million Investment From Vector Group

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vector Group, Ltd. chairman Bennett S. LeBow will invest $25 million into Borders Group, Inc., the bookseller announced today. The deal is expected to...

eBook Price Wars Around The World

Kobo | Melissa Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

rom today, Australia's e-book market will swell to more than 2 million titles when the international chain Borders launches its digital bookstore in A...

New Attitudes: Conversations With Shelby Lynne & Jennifer Knapp

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Shelby Lynne and Jennifer Knapp are two strong women who are not shy about sharing their feelings and convictions. This month, both artists return with new fiery albums.

McCain Promotes "Danged" Fence, Appeals to Danged Ignorance (VIDEO)

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

While lawmakers debate the constitutionality of Arizona's promotion of police crackdowns on immigrants, John McCain is bringing up the rear with his shiny new 10-point Border Security Plan.

Borders Starts Hosting Book Clubs

The Chicago Tribune | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

n the increasingly brutal book wars, Borders Group Inc. is learning what coffeehouses long have known: Encourage shoppers to think of you as a home aw...