From an op-ed in today's NYTimes by former MSFT VP Dick Brass, "Microsoft's Creative Destruction":
"...despite the certainty that an Apple tablet was coming this year, the tablet group at Microsoft was...
Originally Posted by tumme-totte
When you buy a book - do you really pay for the paper? Gosh! I don't!
What I think you meant to say is that you are not buying it for the paper, because you certainly are paying for it. And the...
Wonder if there will be an education discount on the iPad.
Would also be great if local school boards did not have to fund the purchases themselves, the over all savings to the states could still be enormous in the long run.
Originally Posted by pmz
I'll be happy to explain. Amazon was never interested in making money off the ebooks they sell. They were interested in:
1. Being the cheapest and most convenient medium.
2. Selling you an insanely over...
Here's the article about it in the NYTimes.
What I can't understand is that under the new arrangement, Amazon will get 30% of the proceeds from ebooks, whereas previously they had been purchasing rights wholesale from the publisher for...
Originally Posted by Dr Millmoss
Now, now. You must admit, for an Old Guy, Mossberg is pretty hip. Gives the rest of us hope. I imagine the NY Times is pretty unhip and stuck in their ways, by comparison.
Um... Mossberg writes...