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The Publishers Run into Sharp Elbows

William Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
William Petrocelli

Many familiar independent booksellers are gone, and they've been replaced by big-box retailers with far sharper elbows. At the moment, they -- not the publishers -- appear to be controlling the book business.

The Failure of Filters -- Why We're Getting Dumber by the Hour

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gerald Sindell

The expectation that most of the audience would rush out and purchase the book, as Oprah's audience does today, was not there. With a good book reviewer, you didn't need to do any page turning yourself.

Sony CEO Is Confident About Future Growth

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Flat-panel TVs, a music player with robotics technology and planned networking services for the PlayStation 3 video game console are a key part of Son...