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Wednesday, February 3, 2010
iPad Rattles The E-Bookshelves
Bestseller: The iPad features iBook, an application for buying and reading books. Credit: Apple
From Technology Review:
But Amazon's e-book dominance may be hard to change.
Over the weekend, a massive disappearing act took place on the virtual shelves of Amazon.com. In a dispute over e-book pricing, the online retailer blocked customers from buying titles--e-book or print--from Macmillan, a publisher whose imprints include Nature Publishing Group, the literary line of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, and the science fiction and fantasy line Tor.