Articles about "E-readers"


Meredith CEO: e-readers may save $60 millon a year in publishing costs

MediaPost
The CEO of Meredith Corp., which publishes Ladies’ Home Journal, Family Circle and other titles, told analysts last week that consumer migration to e-reader editions could save the company $60 million annually in printing costs. David Goetzl reports that … Read more

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Survey: iPad driving news readership

InvestorPlace
A pair of surveys by research group ChangeWave shows a growing consumer interest in Apple’s iPad and a significant increase in newspaper and magazine readership on e-readers since the tablet’s April launch.

In a May survey of 3,000 people, … Read more

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Nook outsells Kindle, iPad beats both in March

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Reacting to a story in DigiTimes.com, Dave Caolo reports that while the Barnes and Noble Nook e-reader probably outsold Amazon’s Kindle last month, the iPad likely beat both in overall sales.

“Mingchi Kuo, a senior analyst at DigiTimes, … Read more
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Kindle to sell at Target

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Staci Kramer reports that Target will begin selling Amazon’s Kindle e-reader in stores, the first time the device has been available for in-person purchasing. Starting Sunday, it will be available in 103 Target locations (one in downtown Minneapolis … Read more

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Alex e-reader starts shipping

Business Week
Spring Design’s Alex e-reader is set to being shipping Wednesday as the latest in a long line of digital tablets expected to hit shelves in 2010. Olga Kharif at Business Week reports the device maker has some notable … Read more

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iPad may not be a Kindle killer

Poynter Online NewsPay
Bill Mitchell was one of a handful of Poynter staffers who spent their day off in the office on Saturday poring over the new toy tool du jour: Apple’s iPad. In the NewsPay blog, Mitchell shared some Read more

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Gizmodo: What to read on the iPad

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Matt Buchanan at Gizmodo take a look at what’s available for reading material on the iPad, including comic books, e-books, Web sites and, near to the heart of Mobile Media, “news, news, news.”

There are only about … Read more

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Digital tablets threaten yet another business model

PC World
Marvel Comics’ new iPad app, which lets readers purchase new and old issues for $1.99, has some consumers feeling overcharged and some store owners seeing the end of their business model.

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Barnes & Noble expects iPad app to launch soon

Wall Street Journal Digits
Amazon’s Kindle app launched Friday for the iPad, and Barnes & Noble expects their e-book store app to launch soon as well. Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg at The Wall Street Journal quotes B&N CEO William Lynch “… Read more

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New York Times aligns prices for digital editions

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When distribution platforms collide, pricing structures do as well. A day in advance of the debut of Apple’s iPad, the New York Times on Friday raised the subscription rate on two of its digital reader editions. The Times E-Edition Read more

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