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 has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options. More
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    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
  • Michael Lewis's Disservice to Wary Stock Market Investors [CPA ... - TMC Net
    ... indeed institutional and day traders ... In my opinion, the investment ... of "high frequency trading and dark pools ... you need to invest ...
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  • Why Scapegoating Bats Is A Big Mistake For Human Health - Huffington Post
    The Best Places Around the World to See Bats (by the Millions) - Smithsonian Magazine
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  • Summoning the dead - Sydney Morning Herald
    Craig Gamble column: Doxxing part of the dark side of the web - Sydney Morning Herald
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  • Resident Evil's past and future: Hands-on with an HD remake and ... - PC World
    Resident Evil HD Remastered Japanese trailer shows new features - Computer and Video Games
    10/31/2014 - 4:28 am | View Link
  • David Hayter discusses directing Wolves and his prolific career - Examiner.com
    ... of all time in my humble opinion is ... your early films, Guyver: Dark Hero. ... I think I made him laugh on day three ... To be notified ...
    10/30/2014 - 6:34 am | View Link
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  • Resident Evil's past and future: Hands-on with an HD remake and Revelations 2
    Just in time for Halloween, I got to go hands on with the future of the Resident Evil series. And the past. The future-past of one of gaming's longest-running horror franchises. Capcom's got two Resident Evil games coming out soon—a re-remake of the original 1996 Resident Evil classic, and then Resident Evil: Revelations 2 . Revisiting Resident Evil The original Resident Evil is eighteen years ...
    10/31/2014 - 4:23 pm | View Link
  • Secret Donors Behind Some Super PACs Funneling Millions into Midterms
    by Theodoric Meyer In the final weeks before this year's elections, a super PAC called Key Questions, Key Answers started buying TV ads across Pennsylvania attacking Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor. "Don't vote for a wolf in sheep's clothing," the narrator says in one of the ads as a sheep with Wolf's face bleats the word "taxes." Like all super PACs — outside groups allowed to ...
    10/31/2014 - 2:41 pm | View Link
  • Africa: Why South Africans Refuse to Let Africa In
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  • Guest column by Xeno Washburne and Amber Blaylock | Autism Speaks and Penn's Neurodiversity Problem
    Autism Speaks has no interest in improving the lives of autistic people. It is dedicated entirely to improving the lives of those without autism, who, it holds, are unfairly burdened by having to deal with people whose sensory and social experiences differ dramatically from their own, to the point where cold-blooded murder is an understandable, sympathetic response. Autism Speaks seeks not to ...
    10/29/2014 - 10:35 pm | View Link
  • How Google Works: 10 Insights From One of the World's Greatest Companies
    How Google Works: 10 Insights From One of the World's Greatest Companies
    10/28/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Link
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  • The future of the private option
    "This election in this Senate district is going to determine the future of the private option," said Rep ... to want to invest in the economy and grow jobs can immediately, on day one, vote against the largest employer in the Senate district.
    10/29/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Opinion: GOP Speech for All Seasons – GOP Truthiness – What if a RWNJ Told the Truth?
    Every day from now until the GOP’s anti-American political convention ... This saves money now at great expense in that nether-time called the future. Our policies put more money in the pockets of those who have deep pockets, the very people who pay ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Putting up a fight against bullying
    (Seven New Jersey high school football players were arrested, at least one lost a scholarship offer, the rest of their team’s season was canceled and the highly successful program’s very future is in ... Every day, 160,000 students stay home from ...
    10/26/2014 - 9:44 pm | View Link
  • Does slavery have a future? The ISIS challenge through Jewish lens
    Even Israel is not immune to complaints of human trafficking, which President Barack Obama has correctly denounced as a modern-day form of slavery. The difference is that modern slavery — sometimes called “the dark side of globalization” — tries to ...
    10/22/2014 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • West Indies in trouble as India suspends future tours
    NEW DELHI: West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis on Tuesday after India, the world’s richest board, suspended all future tours ... including one-day captain Dwayne Bravo who said they were kept in the dark. The players subsequently issued ...
    10/21/2014 - 8:07 am | View Link
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  • WSJ Opinion
    Wall Street Journal opinion and commentary on politics, the economy, social issues and government.
    10/30/2014 - 11:30 pm | View Website
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    Australian Sports Opinion, Analysis, Live Scores & News, combining our team of expert writers with fan-written articles on the latest issues in sport
    10/30/2014 - 11:01 pm | View Website
  • Opinion Blog | Dallas Morning News
    Dallas Morning News ... If you were hoping a little patience, and a new day, would bring some clarity to the debate over Ebola and quarantines, well, sorry.
    10/30/2014 - 6:36 pm | View Website
  • Opinion, letters, editorials | Miami Herald & MiamiHerald.com
    Read local opinion, letters, editorials and more from Miami Herald and MiamiHerald.com in Miami, FL.
    10/30/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Website
  • Toledo News Paper | Toledo Ohio
    Welcome to Toledo Free Press. Read the latest news from Lucas County\'s award-winning Sunday newspaper.
    10/30/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Website
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