eBook
Mobile

Amazon pulls 5,000 titles from Kindle store in dispute with distributor

Following a dispute with America's second largest independent book distributor, Amazon has pulled 5,000 of its titles from the Kindle store.
Mobile

Brit book giant to bring out own e-reader

The managing director of the UK's largest bookseller, Waterstone's, has said the company is planning to take on Amazon with the launch of its own e-reader, probably within the next six months.
Computing

Michael Hart, inventor of e-book, dies aged 64

Michael Hart, the inventor of the e-book and founder of online book resource Project Gutenberg, died this week at his home in Illinois.
Apple

Wall Street Journal and Kobo stop direct sales on iOS apps

Apple is cracking down on retailers whose apps link customers to their websites for purchases.
Emerging Tech

E-book sales make history in the US, top paperback books in sales

Sales figures for February have shown that for the first time ever in the US, e-books were the number one selling format for books.
Mobile

Kobo’s iPhone app for book lovers gets social

The popular eReading service, Kobo, has announced that its social eReading experience, Kobo Reading Life, is now available for the iPhone.
Android

Amazon releasing Kindle apps for Android and Windows tablets

For over two years, Amazon has been introducing a wide selection of free "Buy Once, Read Everywhere" Kindle apps to enable customers to read their Kindle books on the most popular devices and platforms.
Emerging Tech

Amazon Now Selling More E-books than Hardcovers

Amazon says in the last three months, it has sold 143 e-books for every 100 hardcover books.
Computing

Borders Launches Kobo-powered Ebook Store

Borders has launched its ebook store powered by Kobo: over 1.5 million titles - and they have reader devices and apps too.
Emerging Tech

Glamour Shots of ASUS’ New DR-950 eReader

ASUS finally released some photos of their recently announced DR-950 eReader.
Emerging Tech

Which New Tech Trends Will Take Off In 2010?

Will 2010’s hottest tech trends like 3DTV, eReaders and tablet PCs really take off in 2010? We cut through the hype.
Emerging Tech

Video of the Spring Design Alex e-Book Reader

Scott Steinberg goes hands-on with Spring Design’s Alex e-book reader at CES.
Emerging Tech

Hands-On Video with Spring Design’s Alex e-Book Reader

We go hands-on with one of the hottest eBook readers at CES this year.
Android

Spring Design Announces Alex, First Android-based eReader

Spring Design has announced the first eReader based on Google's Android platform...and it'll have both an EInk and touch LCD display.
Emerging Tech

Sony eReader Plugs In to Google Books

Not to be outdone by the likes of Barnes & Noble, Sony has announced more than 1 million public domain books from Google Books are now available in its eBook Store.