Opinion: Dark Day For Future Of Books

Mark Coker says the lawsuit against Apple and five publishers will end up harming those who write, publish, sell and enjoy e-books

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  • Microsoft Develops Set-Top Box
    Microsoft has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options. More
  • Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D
    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks
    Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
  • FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service
    U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
  • The Future of Europe Remains Uncertain. Here's What we Know
    Global Policy's General Editor Dani Rodrik discusses options for the future of Europe ... in some deep, dark corner, economists and lawyers are secretly readying a plan B to deploy for the day when loosening the economic union can no longer be postponed.
    03/23/2017 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • Letters to the editor: March 24 to 30 2017
    Just as you cannot talk about the light without talking about the dark, you cannot talk about colonialism without ... legacy that may persist from colonial times. Then you read day after day how the ANC is stealing the futures of all South Africans with ...
    03/23/2017 - 11:24 am | View Link
  • Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'
    On this day a real era in politics has ended and in the uncertain times ahead, Northern Ireland will miss his steady hand and clear focus. For me, a part of his legacy will be that, no matter how dark the future may look, with hard work and new thinking ...
    03/23/2017 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • The Truth About American Values
    In some ways, we are.But there is a dark side of America, and it’s not even well hidden ... We place more value in people we’ve never met than the people we interact with every day. I mean, honestly, what kind of people are we? We have started to ...
    03/22/2017 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Forest Whitaker: It's not too late to save South Sudan
    Every day the conflict ... and even in these dark circumstances, they are brimming with hope. In some cases, it's all they have. We must hear them. For my part, I work to cultivate young people, who are the seeds for a better future in South Sudan, through ...
    03/21/2017 - 4:48 am | View Link
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  • News Tribune | Central MO Breaking News
    Your source for local news, sports, high school sports and weather in and around Jefferson City, Columbia, Fulton and the Lake of the Ozarks. All of Mid-Missouri.
    03/27/2017 - 11:08 am | View Website
  • Opinion | The Times Herald
    Opinion news from The Times Herald. ... Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device.
    03/27/2017 - 1:28 am | View Website
  • Opinion :: WRAL.com
    Editorial: Ditch veto battle, legislators should work on commission's ideas to improve N.C. courts. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -- If the General Assembly is truly ...
    03/26/2017 - 9:43 am | View Website
  • The New York Times Opinion Pages
    Editorials, Op-Eds and columns from David Brooks, Maureen Dowd, Thomas L. Friedman, Charles Blow, Ross Douthat, Nicholas D. Kristof, Paul Krugman, Gail ...
    03/26/2017 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • IT Pro | Information Technology News & Reviews
    Read the Latest and Breaking IT and Technology News, Reviews, Analysis & Opinion for Australian IT managers and professionals.
    03/26/2017 - 7:13 am | View Website
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