Category Archives: Ebook Readers

Live-blogging TOC2011: CTO Panel on the Future of Publishing Technology

Ok, this morning brings a panel, moderated by Abe Murray (Google, Inc., tech lead for Google Books), with panelists Bill Godfrey (Elsevier), Rich Rothstein (HarperCollins Publishers), Andrew Savikas (O’Reilly Media, Inc.). Most of these folks say that they’ve been producing e-books for 10 years. If you had one publishing wish: not to have to worry about [...]

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Do Ebook Publishers Have too Much Control Over Readers?

A fairly (though not completely) useful dialogue among a couple of e-book blogs kicked off a few days ago about whether it is, in fact, a good thing that e-books can be distributed and read remotely. While this sounds esoteric, the question does have some interesting ramifications. With some new e-book reading tools, it’s possible [...]

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CES dumps Six-Foot-Deep Drifts of Ebook Reader Products

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is sort of a machine for generating all possible variations on whatever this year’s hot technology is, and this year is no exception. It must be hard work for these companies to come up with so many variations on the word “tablet”; ‘eTab’, ‘slate’, ‘eSlate’, ‘slatebook’, etc. On the upside, [...]

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“E-books are good news for the literary world”

“What does it say about us that, on the one hand, we don’t seem so enthralled by the hit-and-run of Twitter while on the other, we can’t get enough of electronic books?” — latimes.com.

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