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

Sections:  news   books   
Topics:  antitrust   apple   book publisher   digital   e-book   lawsuit   technology   
  • 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
  • Armed thief sought for bookmaker robbery
    An armed thief who brandished a knife at a bookmaker in West Lothian and demanded money is being sought by police.
    09/2/2014 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Comment on Cabinet meeting tomorrow must let Malaysians know whether the Barisan Nasional Malaysian government has ...
    The world is laughing!
    09/2/2014 - 3:55 am | View Link
  • Redeeming our Merdeka
    THOMAS FANN “At this solemn moment therefore I call upon you all to dedicate yourselves to the service of the new Malaya, to work and strive with hand and brain to create a new nation, inspired by the ideals of justice and liberty – a beacon of light in a disturbed and distracted world.” This […]
    08/30/2014 - 8:11 pm | View Link
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Firmly Holds Levers of Power
    [Zimbabwe Independent]Who will succeed President Robert Mugabe?
    08/22/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • On the hunt for dark matter
    New University of Adelaide Future Fellow Dr Martin White is starting a research project that has the potential to redirect the experiments of thousands of physicists around the world who are trying to identify the nature of dark matter.
    08/22/2014 - 7:21 am | View Link
  • More
  • New adventure takes Welburn to Uruguay
    They leave me with empty spaces that even an entire Lindt Excellence Black Currant Intense Dark Chocolate bar cannot fill. And those buggers can fill quite a lot of empty. So while today is my last day working ... in the future. In the future, I'll be ...
    10/17/2014 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • Some simple fun full of imagination pops up to give Huntsville more entertainment: opinion
    A black-light, glow-in-the-dark checkerboard, with Frisbees as the checkers, is in another parking spot. These, among many others, are participants in Pop Up Parks, a 10-day, around-the-clock ... to be one of Huntsville's future woes.
    10/16/2014 - 11:47 am | View Link
  • Opinion – Why Dragon Quest’s Future Looks Bleak In North America
    crushing all hope for the series' future here. Even sadder is that North American fans have finally had access to all the mainline Dragon Quest entries thanks to the DS remakes, but this would put them back in the dark. This is all a bit unnerving ...
    10/14/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • I should owe favors to constituents: Why this Republican favors Clean Elections
    Conservative values draw me to a cause greater than my own political future: preserving democracy ... They also support new provisions requiring that dark money groups disclose their donors. Ending wasteful corporate tax loopholes, another measure with ...
    10/13/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Bagged in Newburyport
    After observing my regular bouts with these frustrations, my mom, who seemed to know something about everything, said, “Don’t worry, it’s the Dark of the Moon. Stop trying to fight it. Forget your problems. Hunker down for a day, and everything will ...
    10/7/2014 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • The Roar | Your Sports Opinion
    Australian Sports Opinion, Analysis, Live Scores & News, combining our team of expert writers with fan-written articles on the latest issues in sport
    10/21/2014 - 11:09 am | View Website
  • WSJ Opinion
    Wall Street Journal opinion and commentary on politics, the economy, social issues and government.
    10/21/2014 - 8:03 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court of the United States
    Official page of the United States Supreme Court, featuring court's opinions and orders, calendar and schedules, rules, news releases and general information.
    10/21/2014 - 6:08 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 ...
    10/21/2014 - 4:42 am | View Website
  • Opinion
    Opinion and commentary from the Chicago Tribune. Find editorial cartoons, news columns, editorials, guest commentary and letters to the editor.
    10/21/2014 - 2:05 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Books News