The Great Debate UK

from Reuters Investigates:

When will the tipping point come for printed books?

April 1, 2011

MDF2683784.jpgMark Egan's special report "Dumping print, NY publisher bets the ranch on apps" focuses on one man who believes the end has come for printed books.

from Breakingviews:

E-book market will be hot, flat and crowded

June 25, 2010

The electronic book market is looking increasingly hot, flat and crowded. A vicious price war has broken out among producers of digital readers thanks to Apple's success with the iPad. Companies such as Amazon hope that selling tomes across multiple devices will fill the profit gap. But competition in e-book distribution is heating up and could pressure margins there, too.

from Commentaries:

Twitter backlash foretold

August 11, 2009

Technology market research firm Gartner Inc has published the 2009 "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies," its effort to chart out what's hot or not at the cutting edge of hi-tech jargon. It's just one of an annual phalanx of reports that handicap some 1,650 technologies or trends in 79 different categories for how likely the terms are to make it into mainstream corporate parlance.

Apple – stop defacing dictionaries and reread Orwell

August 7, 2009

mic-wright-pic

- Mic Wright is Online News Editor at Stuff. The views expressed are his own -

When Amazon got rightly torn to shreds for remotely killing copies of 1984 on the Kindle, I thought it would be the most idiotic tech story of the year. But I was wrong. Apple’s just upped the ante by banning rude words from a dictionary application – stripping us of the virtual equivalent of looking up obscenities in French class.