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 3DAmazon 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 flicksYouTube 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 serviceFCC 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
  • Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billionMicrosoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion
    According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
  • Elite F-14 Flight Officer Explains Why The Tomcat Was So Influential - Jalopnik
    ... the crew concept in my opinion, and ... everyone a meal 4 times a day, and ... in one corner of a really dark room ... tank in the near ...
    07/24/2014 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • In Russia, Crime Without Punishment - Time
    ... peace is Europe’s fated future. ... czar has mastered the dark art of ... on a call-in show that day in April. ... and where European ...
    07/24/2014 - 7:29 am | View Link
  • July 24: Traffic safety, Eric Garner and Elvis Presley - New York Daily News
    ... very eyes in the Mideast is a modern-day rise of ... My future son-in-law’s dear friend is an ... The picture, not the story line, is too ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:13 am | View Link
  • Batman Day celebration - Entertainment Weekly Online
    'Batman Day' kicks off Comic-Con 2014: 6 best Batman TV moments - Zap2it.com
    07/23/2014 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • Morning Plum: Republicans are certain Obamcare hasn’t helped ... - Washington Post
    ... rulings mean for the future of ... for a post-Labor Day advertising ... Lamar Alexander — or a dark horse — ... Plum Line blog, a ...
    07/23/2014 - 12:05 pm | View Link
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  • 4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego
    The four-day festival celebrating film ... Joel McHale and other stars of "Community" will discuss the future of the comedy after its move to Yahoo. Guillermo del Toro plans to present his creepy new FX series, "The Strain." SyFy's "Sharknado" roars ...
    07/23/2014 - 2:55 am | View Link
  • The dark, dirty side of the cruise industry
    But the dark side is that cruise ships view the oceans as their personal garbage bins. According to Elizabeth Becker, an award-winning correspondent for the New York Times, on a given day, they emit ... planet we live on? Our future generations deserve ...
    07/11/2014 - 2:50 am | View Link
  • Opinion: The journey to Pride – Ireland’s dark past and brightening future
    That year the bleachers erected outside the GPO for a children’s event the next day were appropriated by impassioned gays. Sadly, however in 1985 it seemed the energy was flagging and the Pride movement was running out of steam. The dark days were ...
    06/27/2014 - 11:47 pm | View Link
  • Dolphins’ Ross Walks Dark Future Path
    Yesterday the Miami Dolphins ... What’s left a day after the removal of the chickens head? Chaos. If you believe the reports from Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, for once I actually do, the Dolphins are being led down a very dark road that could ...
    01/8/2014 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • 2nd Opinion: The Day of the Doctor
    The dark part of the story, which made me look at the ... This will certainly make for an interesting storyline for the future of the show. I believe ‘The Day of the Doctor’ did its job perfectly in celebrating 50 years of the show’s legacy and ...
    12/2/2013 - 8:18 pm | View Link
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  • Opinion | San Francisco Examiner
    A daily newspaper covering San Francisco, San Mateo County and serving Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties.
    07/24/2014 - 4:44 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:29 pm | View Website
  • WSJ Opinion
    Wall Street Journal opinion and commentary on politics, the economy, social issues and government.
    07/24/2014 - 11:29 am | View Website
  • Conservative Columnists with Political News Commentary ...
    Read political news commentary and analysis from today's most popular conservative columnists and bloggers including Ann Coulter, Thomas Sowell, Michael Barone, Hugh ...
    07/24/2014 - 9:05 am | View Website
  • Campaign For America's Future
    News, analysis, action alerts, and resources for progressives on issues such as education, economics, and energy. Includes information about conference for ...
    07/24/2014 - 7:11 am | View Website
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