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Aug 28, 2014

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn’t made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published p...

Aug 22, 2014

Is Your Kindle Making You Stupid? Study Says e-Readers May Be Missing Out

A Norwegian study has found that readers who use a Kindle are “significantly” worse than their paperback-wielding counterparts at recalling key events in text, according to Britain’s the Guardian...

Aug 20, 2014

B&N teams up with Samsung for new Nook

Barnes & Noble has turned the page on its struggling e-reader and teamed with Samsung on a revamped Nook that blends the bookseller’s digital content with the electronics company’s tablet technology... #Samsung #Barnes & Noble, Inc. #Barnes & Noble's Nook

Aug 19, 2014

Study finds people absorb less on e-readers

Readers were less likely to remember what order events in a story occurred in... #Samsung #Barnes & Noble, Inc. #Barnes & Noble's Nook

Aug 19, 2014

Study finds people absorb less on e-readers

Readers were less likely to remember what order events in a story occurred in... #Samsung #Barnes & Noble, Inc. #Barnes & Noble's Nook

Aug 06, 2014

After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

Sony is stopping e-reader production following the transfer of its ebook business outside Japan to Canada’s Kobo. “Final production of the current Reader model, PRS-T3, was made at the end of May,” a spokeswoman for Sony in Tokyo wrote in an email We... #Canada #Tokyo #Sony

Aug 09, 2014

Bits Blog: Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

In an open letter to readers, the retailer cited George Orwell in its fight with the publisher Hachette over e-book pricing, but it may have undermined its own argument... #Penguin Group #Hachette Book Group #George Orwell

Aug 09, 2014

Bits Blog: Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

In an open letter to readers, the retailer cited George Orwell in its fight with the publisher Hachette over e-book pricing, but it may have undermined its own argument... #George Orwell #Penguin Group #Hachette Book Group

Aug 06, 2014

Nook GlowLight Review: Now Available In The United Kingdom

Launched today in the United Kingdom, the Nook GlowLight brings the updated Nook eInk reader to customers on the east of the Atlantic. Sporting a higher resolution screen, brighter and more even lighting, with increased memory, how does the eBook rea... #George Orwell #Penguin Group #Hachette Book Group

Aug 09, 2014

Bits Blog: Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

In an open letter to readers, the retailer cited George Orwell in its fight with the publisher Hachette over e-book pricing, but it may have undermined its own argument... #Penguin Group #Hachette Book Group #George Orwell