Sony’s New Readers, Apple’s New iPod Nano

In Tech Digest by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Today was a big day for product launches. Sony has updated its line of Readers, and Apple’s Fall event was held today. New Sony Readers Touch screens, faster page turns and more color options — Sony has launched an updated array of reading devices. However, Sony has not (yet) given in to the heavy discounting that other …

Global Trade Talk: Limited Edition Sony Reader; Bookstore Sales Down; German Business Climate Up

In Global Trade Talk by Erin L. Cox

By Erin Cox and Siobhan O’Leary The Bookseller reports that Random House has partnered with Sony to create an exclusive limited edition Reader Pocket Edition for James Patterson. Reasoning behind the deal comes from Jonathan Davis, digital publisher at Random House, who said: “The bundle of a limited edition device plus exclusive content make for a distinctive and ideal Christmas …