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
  • Bad boy Barton mixes controversial image with one-of-a-kind views - SI.com
    Daric Barton signs with Toronto Blue Jays - San Jose Mercury News
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  • 'Ferris Bueller,' 'Big Lebowski,' 'Rio Bravo' Enter National Film ... - Hollywood Reporter
    'Lebowski,' 'Bueller' added to Film Registry - USA Today
    12/17/2014 - 3:27 pm | View Link
  • A Darkened Christmas? In Search of a Brighter Future - Huffington Post
    Longfellow, written Christmas Day ... George Washington gave his opinion on a ... However dark might be our present, and uncertain the future, ...
    12/17/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Link
  • Jack Morris had a durability and success rate that may never be seen ... - SI.com
    It is baseball's Dark Ages for ... he received more votes than future Hall ... ranks first in Opening Day starts (14 ... Set narrative and ...
    12/17/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Job predicted discovery of South American Titanosaur - WorldNetDaily
    ... of life in America 04/03/2014 Brian Fisher: Future of the Life Movement ... the health of Adam and Eve 01/27/2014 Who can survive the day of ...
    12/17/2014 - 12:11 pm | View Link
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  • 'Ferris Bueller,' 'Big Lebowski,' 'Rio Bravo' Enter National Film Registry
    Also among the 25 films this year to be preserved: 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' and 'House of Wax'
    12/17/2014 - 8:43 am | View Link
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite preview
    Here's a preview of what to expect from Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, coming this autumn.
    12/17/2014 - 7:49 am | View Link
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite preview
    Here's a preview of what to expect from Mac OS X 10.10 ahead of its June unveiling at WWDC 2014.
    12/17/2014 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • Sony SmartWatch 3 review: Goodbye MOTOACTV, hello future of Android Wear
    The Sony SmartWatch 3 earns a permanent spot on Matthew's wrist thanks to its ability to serve as an activity tracker, smartwatch, and GPS fitness device.
    12/11/2014 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Opinion: Patrick Gower's Politician of the Year
    In a year defined by a general election, Dirty Politics, Kim Dotcom and a revolving door of Labour leaders, 3 News' political editor dishes out his annual awards.
    12/8/2014 - 9:18 pm | View Link
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  • Quotes from around the world on Pakistan attack
    It is a dark, dark day for humanity when something on this scale happens with ... "On October 9, 2012, the Taliban attempted to silence one girl who dared to confront them, and stifle her future. They failed miserably. In the moments that follow such ...
    12/16/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • Letter: Dark, sad day for NIDA and Stephenson County
    It was personally a very dark and sad day for me when we were forced to vacate the current ... County in economic development speaks volumes to how our county perceives its future. How can Stephenson County leaders possibly not consider economic ...
    12/12/2014 - 10:41 pm | View Link
  • Pope marks LatAm feast with Argentine folk hymns
    Francis deviated from his homily on an important Latin American feast day Friday to hammer home a point he made for years as archbishop of Buenos Aires and now as pope. The Argentine Jesuit said he prayed that the continent would be shaped in the future by ...
    12/12/2014 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Rodney Hide: Tantrums and trauma over texting
    They are shocked and appalled that he won't rule out texting him in the future. In our great pressure-cooker of democracy ... They both surmised that Slater has a dark and nasty power over Key. "I wouldn't be surprised if Cameron Slater has information ...
    12/6/2014 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Virginia Trioli: Bright spots on dark days
    Glory be, these hard-working individuals are still going to be there in their seats of influence the day after the polls close. It is now unarguable that knowledge economies are going to provide the real opportunities of the future, and smart cities will ...
    11/27/2014 - 3:15 pm | View Link
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  • Opinion
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    12/17/2014 - 11:10 am | View Website
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    Wall Street Journal opinion and commentary on politics, the economy, social issues and government.
    12/17/2014 - 5:27 am | View Website
  • Opinion | Calgary Herald
    The latest insights and comment about news in Calgary, Alberta and the world from columnists, editorials, cartoons and letters.
    12/17/2014 - 2:56 am | View Website
  • Oregon Opinion Articles, Political Blogs & Views | The ...
    Get opinion articles on Oregon and national issues with political analysis and views from The Oregonian columnists. See letters to the editor and political cartoons ...
    12/17/2014 - 1:59 am | 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.
    12/17/2014 - 12:40 am | View Website
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