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
  • Amazon 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 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 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
  • Jason Walsh: Dark clouds ahead if we don’t make Highway 37 a priority
    The town hall was encouraging from several points – not least among them the willingness of local elected leaders to dedicate several hours of their day to make the forum a priority and continue these early discussions about the future of what is ...
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  • Planned Parenthood does many, many things for women's health. Believe me, I know.
    The fact that he looked my age, had curly dark hair and dressed in tennis whites (it was a Saturday ... Next came surgery in the early morning hours of a gray February day. When I woke up in recovery, no one had to tell me that I’d had a hysterectomy.
    05/25/2017 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Marking Africa Day with a broken heart
    They must have purposed that the colonial blood flowing from Cairo to Cape Town in the dark ages would eternally ... most of whom care less about the future of the continent. In Addis Ababa, where this day was born, Africa’s dignity stands mocked in ...
    05/25/2017 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • How to Invent the Future
    The future is built every day by the actions of people ... Both are important. Understanding the dark futures and the steps we need to take to avoid them is possibly even more important than determining the tomorrows we do want to inhabit.
    05/24/2017 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • Memorializing Truth
    To this day, she still gives lessons to young people ... With this remarkable documentation, the Getzels have given a gift to the future, as well as inspiration in the dark present. "Zuzana" will be screened at the Landmark E Street Cinema in Washington ...
    05/24/2017 - 1:10 am | View Link
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    05/22/2017 - 1:19 am | View Website
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    Get the latest from the El Paso Times Editorial Board, columnists and readers on various local and national issues.
    05/21/2017 - 11:39 pm | View Website
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    How U.S. health care measures up. With the debate over the future of Obamacare now underground — Senate Republicans having decided that the monstrous American ...
    05/21/2017 - 10:42 pm | View Website
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    The best opinions, comments and analysis from The Telegraph.
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    Read local opinion, letters, editorials and more from The Sacramento Bee and Sacbee.com in Sacramento, CA.
    05/21/2017 - 10:10 am | View Website
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