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SEC probing Barnes & Noble accounting

By Susan Lulgjuraj
December 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble has been hit with more bad news. On Friday, it was revealed the SEC was investigating B&N’s accounting, according to an Associated Press report in USA Today. According to the report, the SEC told the book company it was looking into two issues: the company’s restatement [...]

Over 1M Downloads for Tim Ferriss' BitTorrent Bundle

By Dan Eldridge
January 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

The publishing industry (understandably) made a lot of noise last November when the news broke that self-improvement author Tim Ferriss would be promoting his newest book project, The 4-Hour Chef, on BitTorrent, a site that will probably always be associated with illegal online file-sharing. [...]

Should Universities Force E-Textbooks on Students?

By a TeleRead Contributor
September 7, 2012 // 4 Comments

By Stephanie Brooks Last month, USA Today reported that a few colleges and universities in the U.S. now require students to purchase e-textbooks instead of traditional textbooks. The USA Today article noted that many of the students attending these colleges are opposed to being obligated to buy [...]

Ebooks take off over the holidays, says USA Today

By Paul Biba
January 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

From USA Today: It’s reflected on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list, which tracks combined sales of e-book and print editions. The latest list, based on sales data from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, shows a remarkable burst of digital book sales after e-readers were unwrapped as gifts — for 42 [...]

USA Today launches Kindle Fire app

By Paul Biba
January 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

I guess this will be the start of custom Fire apps.  According to the Amazon Android webstore the app has: • An all new look and feel optimized for the Kindle Fire • Browse through the latest USA TODAY headlines across News, Money, Sports, Life, YourLife, Tech, and Travel [...]

USA Today covers e-books’ transformation of reading

By Chris Meadows
July 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

USA Today had an interesting, rather long piece today on all the new ways that e-reading changes the reading experience for its fans. Citing stories like a playwright being inspired by something he heard on the radio and downloading some e-books on the subject to his iPad then and there, or people [...]

Tools of Change: Workship – designing iPad apps

By Paul Biba
February 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jennifer Brook (The New York Times), William Couch (USA TODAY), Craig Mod (PREPOST / Flipboard) Brook: designs mobile apps for the Times. Bad things happen when past and future collide. Gadgets often stop working. Did an initial design which they liked, but realized that didn’t fully [...]

Ebooks top print books in USA Today list

By Paul Biba
January 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

From Shelf Awareness: First signs of a Christmas e-bonanza: of the top six titles on USA Today’s bestseller list that appears tomorrow, e-book versions outsold the print versions. Of the top 50 titles on the list, 19 had higher sales of the e-book than the printed version. This marked the [...]

E-readers make great gifts, says USA Today

By Chris Meadows
November 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

USA Today has an article pointing out that e-book readers make gifts because even the “single-purpose” ones like the Kindle or Nook can be used for more than just reading e-books. It mentions keeping track of recipes by using Calibre to reformat clipped text into e-book formats and syncing it [...]

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