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TeleRead Calls Bullshit On All These Meaningless Publishing Industry Reports

By libertyc
December 29, 2012 // 3 Comments

"One of the biggest mistakes we as a society in general, and industry in specific make is that we mistake medium for the message. Those who can keep their eye on the message—Amazon and Netflix for example—profit handsomely. On the flip-side you have Flickr." —Om Malik This particular time of [...]

B&N's Nook Color and Nook Tablet both $20 cheaper, starting tomorrow

By libertyc
November 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

An item posted on ZDNet earlier today alerted us to the fact that come tomorrow, November 4, Barnes & Noble will be slashing USD$20 off the cost of both its Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices. “The tablet PC price wars continue to heat up,” according to ZDNet, “as Barnes [...]

Gawker reporter, Steve Jobs exchange e-mails over flash and porn

By libertyc
May 17, 2010 // 3 Comments

Steve Jobs’s anti-porn and anti-Flash vendettas for the app store have been much in the news lately, and we’ve covered them here a time or two. One of the articles I came across last night brings them up again, in the form of an email exchange between a Gawker reporter and the normally-laconic [...]

The iPad will NOT ‘kill’ e-books

By libertyc
March 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes at ZDnet chimes in with another one of those obnoxious “it’s the end of the e-book as we know it (and I feel fine)” posts that we’ve been seeing all too often these days. We all know the premise: since the iPad can do things that ordinary books, or even e-books, [...]

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