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Why eBooks Failed In 2000, And What It Means For 2010

Michael Mace's Blog | Michael Mace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although some of the barriers that stopped ebooks in 2000 have been reduced, most of them are still in place. So I think the market isn't likely to gr...

Barnes & Noble CEO On Amazon, Apple And Nook Price And Market War (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble announced an unexpected change yesterday when website President William Lynch stepped up to become the new CEO of the company. He appea...

iPad Will Kill eBooks As We Know Them? | Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The problem with ebooks so far is that they're books first, and the electronic bit is an afterthought. Basically the ebook paradigm has been to try to...

iPad eBook Apps: Which Should You Pick?

The New York Times | BOB TEDESCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's no longer such a novel thing to read a book on a mobile phone, and on the iPad, it's practically a requirement to download "The Elements" or open...

iPad Will Have Erotic eBooks? | Kevin Parrish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Forbes said that within the twenty "top level" iBook categories, there are a whopping 150 subcategories including "Fantasy," "Science Fiction," "Manga...

iPad Will Read Books Out Loud

Wired | Brian X. Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When it began taking pre-orders for the iPad this morning, Apple also published some new details about how the tablet device will function as an e-boo...

iPad To Bring Changes To eBook Prices?

PCWorld | Tony Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Media businesses--whether music, movies, books, magazines, or newspapers--seem to cling to a pricing model that fails to account for the significantly...

iBookstore To Expand Internationally | Philip Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apple has advertised for an iBook Store manager outside of the US, sparking speculation that the electronics giant could begin the roll out its iBook ...

iPad Books Preview: Penguin Reveals New Interactive Books (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a presentation in London on Tuesday, Penguin CEO John Makinson revealed some amazing new books that are in development for the iPad. Not simply eBo...

iPad -- Evolution or Revolution?

Michael Ashley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Ashley

What's happening in the publishing industry is not evolution -- it's a revolution. The pendulum is swinging back toward the author and the iPad is just one more milestone along the way.