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A Snapshot of Reading in America in 2013

This is interesting and confirms what I’ve been hearing/seeing about the e-book market. Making your book available as an affordable paperback is an extremely viable decision. 16 more words

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NY court weighs Apple, Amazon e-book arguments

NEW YORK – A federal appeals panel is trying to decide whether Apple Inc. or Amazon.com Inc. was the bigger bully when price wars over electronic books heated up a few years ago. 410 more words


Back to the Book: Is It a Trend?

Are people turning off their e-readers?

Are they going back to the book?

Is it a trend?

Or is it just me?

I have an elegant Nook, stocked with free e-books by Mrs. 547 more words


In ancient time India had Guru Kula system in which everyone, who wished to study went to a teacher’s (Guru) house and requested to be taught… 501 more words


Barnes & Noble Ends Pact With Microsoft in Nook Media

Barnes & Noble struck a deal to buy Microsoft’s stake in Nook Media LLC, ending a two-year partnership and clearing the way for the bookseller to spin off its loss-making e-reader and digital content division. 353 more words


Microsoft takes $185 million loss in Barnes & Noble Nook partnership termination

With Microsoft having “invested” $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media (Nook hardware, online bookstore, e-book, and college bookstore operations) in 2012 for a 17.6% stake, the hapless Microsoft is taking a ~$185 million loss. 229 more words


E-Readers vs. Hard Copies

By Emily Alvarez

In 2007, the world of the written word was turned upside down when Amazon introduced the first digital reader: the Kindle. Heads turned away from the bookshelves and over to this small, rectangular device that could download a whopping 200 titles via the Internet. 506 more words

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