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The Twilight of Unsponsored Truth

by Martin Kihn  |  December 12, 2013

It is no coincidence that the same moment Wall Street tells us Twitter is worth $25 billion, Forbes puts its print edition on the block, Time erodes the wall between...

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Microsoft’s Publishing Strategy Remains Beneath The Surface

by Allen Weiner  |  June 19, 2012

Microsoft has announced a new entry into the tablet parade, dubbed Surface, which is hardly a major revelation given the rumor Red Carpet that now precedes any such tech announcement....

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Musings on eBook Publishing

by Darin Stewart  |  February 16, 2012

I own a lot of books.  Our family library (an enclosed bay of our garage) is lined floor to ceiling with shelves sagging under the weight of a few thousand...

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Apple iPad Offers Publishers Hope but Is Hardly a Savior

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the Ipad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center...

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Newspapers on Tablets May Be Over-Hyped

by Allen Weiner  |  January 21, 2010

I must admit, as a former digital newspaper executive, I was caught up in the frenzy and promise that forthcoming tablet devices, from Apple, HP, etc.. would help print publishers...

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2009 Holiday E-Reader Bonanza Set to Fizzle

by Allen Weiner  |  November 30, 2009

As suggested in our research report, “E-Readers Will Take off With Holiday Shoppers in 2010,” Gartner stated that the pieces were not in place for e-readers to be the must-have...

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Ereading in South Africa?

by Allen Weiner  |  November 16, 2009

Every time I read a blog post, like this one, reviewing the Kindle's arrive in South Africa, I retreat to the notion that the future of ereading is on smartphones....

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Google’s Fast Flip Offers Publishers an Olive Branch

by Allen Weiner  |  September 15, 2009

First off: Google’s Fast Flip is absolutely nothing special. The service allows readers to rapidly skim through electronic reproductions of news web pages to get a comprehensive view on a...

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E-Readers, E-books, E-Newspapers…Egad!

by Allen Weiner  |  May 4, 2009

This is a story whose draft plot has all the makings of a thriller. Add up these story arcs and see what you come up with: *Amazon’s Kindle and Kindle...

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Buy ‘Em

by Allen Weiner  |  April 30, 2009

For those of us deeply entrenched in following the e-book world, we watch and marvel as Amazon’s purchase of Lexcycle, developer of Stanza, a the most popular iPhone e-book application,...

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