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In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s editorial, like so many others on the Web, discusses the launch of Apple’s iPad. There are a myriad of opinions, reviews, and view about the device and no clear consensus other than to agree that Apple is taking a risk by offering a device that appears compromised to many. So, in the service of our readers …

Apple is Up to Something Publishers May Not Like

In Guest Contributors by Edward Nawotka

Editorial by Edward Nawotka Earlier on Publishing Perspectives (“CES is not a Book Fair and Steve Jobs is no Joe Gutenberg“) I warned that the launch of Apple’s internet tablet would “likely be a revolution in computing, not a revolution in reading.” I take that back: iPad isn’t even a revolution in computing, it’s merely an incremental upgrade. That said, …

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Börsenverein Welcomes iPad, txtr Readies App

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary Though Apple’s iPad may not be available in Europe for months, the Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers and Booksellers Association) has nonetheless released a statement about it, pointing out that they are pleased to see another device on the market that will make the mobile reading of e-books more attractive.  The Börsenverein also applauded Apple for …