What’s a conglomerate to do?


>Google has found itself left outside in the proverbial cold.  A judge has struck down, seemingly forever, their hope to place all the books in the world, on their online library.  I can see both points:  Google wanting (billions...er...) readers to have available all the works in the world at their fingertips, the lawyers wanting … Continue reading What’s a conglomerate to do?

Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies


> by Rob Lever – Tue Feb 8, 2:10 am ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pundits might put a different spin on how and when it will happen but all see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales. And eyes are on the current woes of large US book retailers for … Continue reading Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies