Amazon vs. Macmillan

Posted by on January 30th, 2010
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Amazon and Macmillan go to war: readers and writers are the civilian casualties

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

Cyber Crime: A Clear and Present Danger
Source: Deloitte

The rise of the sophisticated cyber criminal has become one of the fastest growing security threats to organizations and to citizens.

Google’s Privacy Principles

from The Official Google Blog

The Nexus One?s Killer Feature: The Camera

from Mashable! by Ben Parr

What?s Missing from the Apple iPad?

from Mashable! by Barb Dybwad

After:The iPad is here, and what its arrival means

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Maria Conde

MAIN FOCUS: Apple’s ideas influence information culture | 28/01/2010

from euro|topics

Apple boss Steve Jobs presented his new tablet computer, the iPad, in San Francisco on Wednesday. This hybrid between a laptop and an iPhone could radically change the way we consume culture, writes the press.

What do Indie Gaming’s All-Stars think of Apple’s iPad?

from Boing Boing by Brandon Boyer

and now we have an ipad

from if:book

The iPad has arrived, to no one’s surprise: as soon as you use an iPhone, you start wondering what a computer-sized version of the same would be like. (Those interested in how past predictions look now might look at this post by Ben from five years ago.) The iPad is an attractive device and at $500, it seems likely to take off. It seems entirely possible that a tablet could replace laptops and desktops for many computers, to say nothing of Kindles and Nooks. My MacBook Pro suddenly feels rickety. Hardware-wise, it feels like the iPad might finally be Alan Kay’s Dynabook.

It’s not over yet: Kindle helps Amazon score high 4Q sales

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Maria Conde

Why the iPad could be bad for publishers

from CyberJournalist.net by Jon

Peter Serafinowicz on the new Apple iPad

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

The Anti-Hype: Why Apple?s iPad Disappoints

from Mashable! by Samuel Axon

What We Learned About Apple Yesterday

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

The iPad and the Publishing Industry

from Information Architects by Oliver Reichenstein

Apple iPad – The content revolution that wasn’t,

by openDemocracy
Author:
Marcus J. Gilroy-Ware
Summary:
The iPad could have played a major part in the shift towards a more democratised, read-write culture. But it hasn?t happened: why not?

The hype leading up to the launch of Apple’s new iPad was, even if exciting for a few of Apple’s most die-hard fans, alarming to the more reflexive among us.

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