The science and economics behind 'The Martian'

Sep 30, 2015
The humble origin of a big Hollywood production.
Posted In: mars, e-readers, Amazon

How tech is changing reading at libraries

Sep 3, 2014
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.
Posted In: library, libraries and tech, technology at libraries, e-readers, e-books, reading and technology

Has the rise of the e-reader changed how we read?

Sep 2, 2014
How e-readers are both helping and hurting our ability to read and comprehend.
Posted In: e-readers

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Jan 8, 2014
Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.
Posted In: Books, e-readers, Nook, Kindle

Chegg launches e-textbook reader

Jan 18, 2012
Chegg = David, Apple = Goliath
Posted In: apple, Chegg, e-readers

New Kobo!

Nov 14, 2011
Yeah, I know, it’s the RC Cola of e-readers but Kobo is out with a new $99 ad-supported model...
Posted In: kobo, e-readers, Amazon

Study: Kids would read more if they had e-readers

Sep 30, 2010
Getting your kid an e-reader could get them to read more....
Posted In: Books, e-readers, reading

BP says static kill is working...

Aug 4, 2010
... The government says three-quarters of the oil has already broken up! Louisiana shrimpers getting set to return to work. Not everyone's thri...
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, BP, e-readers, Intel, mid-day update, oil spill, Pakistan, plastic bags, static kill

Amazon sells more invisible electric books than actual books

Jul 20, 2010
Hard cover ones anyway. Yeah, this one shocked me. Of course, I just downloaded War & Peace for free from Amazon so I guess anything is...
Posted In: Amazon, e-readers, publishing