The “Big Money” Speaks: Publishing’s CEOs More Worried About E-Readers than Readers

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By Ron Hogan It’s never a good idea for industry conference speakers to show up late for their own panels, but when the assigned topic is “Will the iPad Kill Off eReaders and Other Tablets?” — one of the more eagerly anticipated sessions at The Big Money’s “Untethered 2010: Profitable Media in the Tablet Era” — any panelist who can’t …

Top US/UK Trade Talk: Sony, iRex Add New Wireless Ereaders to US Market

In Global Trade Talk, News by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Sony is capturing many of the trade headlines with¬†the news that it will offer a new $399 seven-inch, 3G enabled wireless e-reader with a touchscreen in time for Christmas in the United States. Dubbed the Sony Daily Edition, the device will use the EPUB format and, according to¬†Gizmodo, will only be able to download books from Sony’s …