Engadget writes about E Ink’s long-awaited full-color displays. So far, it’s just for signage, but adding the colorful and easy-on-the-eyes technology to eReaders could invigorate the hand-held device market.
Venture Beat reports Barnes and Noble outsourcing some of its Nook eBook services to Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) in India.
Ubergizmo reports on Barnes and Noble shutting its UK eBook store, while phasing out its Nook App and Video stores. The bricks and mortar book giant plans to focus on its U.S. Nook eBook stores.
Teleread tries to hash out the figures reported by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) that show a static eBook market. Turns out it isn’t static at all.
There is growth; unfortunately, the publishers represented by the AAP have shut themselves out of it with artificially high eBook prices. They are losing market-share by their own actions.
Indie authors and Amazon are the ones enjoying the benefits of this continued growth that other projections suggest will top out in 2020 when an estimated 100-million users will own a dedicated eBook reader.
Liliputing reports that Barnes and Noble is citing a drop in Nook losses as one of the reasons for the bricks and mortar bookstore giant’s continued commitment to their popular Nook eReading devices.
Barnes and Noble knows that eBooks are here to stay, and the B&N brand is synonymous with books.