DailyTech says a Federal Judge has sided with the U.S. Department of Justice at a preliminary hearing for the Apple Price-fixing Conspiracy law-suit.
Publishers Weekly says the publishing industry has room for more than eBooks suggesting “paper” books will be around for a long time to come.
Before we crack open any champagne, remember the illegal price-fixing and market manipulation pulled by Apple and the big six publishing co-conspirators designed to slow down the adoption of the popular digital format. (See Department of Justice sues Apple and…)
Thanks to them, we’ll never know what the eBook market would have been since what we “are” seeing is a direct result of their tampering.
Mediabistro reports that almost half of Americans plan to buy an eBook this year.
Digital Book World says publisher Simon & Schuster is bringing anti-piracy data to authors. Anything to sink their hooks deeper into their stock of writers.
The Economist posted on developments in electronic lending and libraries. The challenges continue.
GoodeReader reports that Google Play Books are now available in Mexico. (Is anybody reading Google Play Books? I barely hear anything about it.)
Paid Content has a story about the iPad app Bookboard adding new publishers to its line up.