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
  • The Hammered Lamb - Eugene Weekly
    Baltimore Mom Who Dragged Her Son from Riot: I'm Just a Regular Mom ... - People
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  • Why I salute our army chief - Herald Sun
    ... indicated they were stuck in a dark ages view of ... our capability now and into the future. ... ” His words sprang to mind again on Anzac ...
    05/14/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Digital Journalism: How Good Is It? - New York Review of Books
    ... ending procession of (unpaid) opinion pieces as ... content seemed “the only truly solid future for ... Politico offers thorough day-to-day ...
    05/14/2015 - 1:13 pm | View Link
  • Why Supergirl Shouldn't Join The Flash/Arrowverse - Forbes.com
    ... normally used to in this day and age. ... It’s not dark and gritty enough to ... into his contract . My opinion? ... about the current ...
    05/14/2015 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • 'The Vampire Diaries' Bosses, Nina Dobrev on Elena's Emotional Exit - Hollywood Reporter
    Why Michael Trevino Was Ready to Leave TVD : 'I'm Surprised I Didn't ... - People
    05/14/2015 - 11:25 am | View Link
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  • The NRL can’t rely on its past in the future
    While no one would begrudge the role that these elements play, there does appear to be less emphasis placed on the future and the unique challenges ... of judges have all combined to create a rather dark opinion of the whistleblowers.
    05/27/2015 - 6:49 am | View Link
  • Al Bruce: Where the War of Great Rebellion really ended
    “Assemblyman Nojay says he’s very optimistic about the future of Alstom. ‘The people that they have running the transportation business are just tremendous assets, who love Hornell, by the way! I’ve got to tell you, the whole day, how many times ...
    05/26/2015 - 6:49 pm | View Link
  • Armen D. Bacon: In the face of teenage suicide, a plea for courageous community conversation
    Reading his words jolted me, so much so that I found myself back in that weird spot wondering how young minds can find such dark places. Hesitant to start ... reflecting on the future. What if students experience bouts of depression, survivor’s guilt ...
    05/26/2015 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Carmody call a dark day for judiciary
    In the end, the Chief Justice had little option but to consider his future. Clearly the continuing infighting ... The resignation of Chief Justice Carmody will be a dark day for the judiciary in Queensland. The whole affair has been a blight on the state ...
    05/25/2015 - 4:05 pm | View Link
  • Memorial Day 2015: An open letter to my fellow veterans of the global War on Terror
    To my comrades, fellow veterans of the Global War on Terror (GWOT): on this Memorial Day I call you to action ... It is all to serve other dark motives, to include deliberately undermining your future –- for we GWOT veterans are a tremendous threat ...
    05/24/2015 - 10:17 pm | View Link
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  • Opinion | Washington Examiner
    Editorials, Op-Eds and Commentary from Washington Examiner.
    05/26/2015 - 8:25 am | View Website
  • Opinion: Op-Ed and Commentary
    Opinion. Punchlines: The late-night comics say farewell to Letterman. Punchlines: The late-night comics say farewell to Letterman Best memories, stories and jokes ...
    05/26/2015 - 2:05 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 ...
    05/26/2015 - 12:54 am | View Website
  • Opinion | San Francisco Examiner
    A daily newspaper covering San Francisco, San Mateo County and serving Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties.
    05/26/2015 - 12:04 am | View Website
  • Opinion News | afr.com
    Opinion; Australia's place as a supplier of raw materials to Asia underpins our relations in the region and ensures we are taking seriously. Attempts to manipulate ...
    05/25/2015 - 9:33 pm | View Website
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