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Posts from Date:   2010-6

News Corporation Buys Skiff

by Allen Weiner  |  June 14, 2010

After lighting up the pundits with some impressive demos and strategic vision as CES 2010, Skiff has been reduced to becoming yet another element in Rupert Murdoch’s puzzling alchemy that masquerades as a digital media strategy. The purchase, along with an investment in news paywall provider Journalism Online, underscores the company’s posture that content should […]

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The iPad and Other Adventures in E-Reading

by Allen Weiner  |  June 7, 2010

At the Apple World Wide Developers Conference, CEO Steve Jobs announced that in 65 days, five million e-books have been downloaded for the iPad. Using some sort of voodoo algorithm, he claims that amounts to 22% of all e-book sales. I am not sure how he calculated that given many of the e-book retailers are […]

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