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#Leanpub Founder Says Books Are Startups Too

#Leanpub Founder Says Books Are Startups Too

Peter Armstrong, CEO of the serialized book company Leanpub, insists that books are startups. At Tools of Change, a three day conference on the future of books in the digital world, Armstrong spoke among hosts of mobile apps, publishers, and entrepreneurs. Armstrong said that both books and [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Announces New Color Touch Screen Nook

Barnes & Noble Announces New Color Touch Screen Nook

At a special event yesterday afternoon in NYC, Barnes & Noble introduced a full color, touch screen version of its Nook e-reader.  Priced at $249, the device represents a move away from E-Ink, the technology Amazon and other booksellers believe is easier to read.  To limit glare, Barnes & [Full Story…]

NY Area College Students Prefer Paper Textbooks

NY Area College Students Prefer Paper Textbooks

Despite the increased influence of digital books and tech gadgets, NY area college students interviewed still like expensive, hard cover textbooks, a New York Times article said. Two recent studies found that students prefer bound books to digital books, with many students not wanting to give up the [Full Story…]

Barnes & Noble Morphs into Purveyor of Content

Barnes & Noble Morphs into Purveyor of Content

In a comprehensive article describing the ups and downs of NY-based Barnes & Noble as it reels from the sea changes in the publishing industry, including the onslaught of digital books, New York Magazine's Andrew Rice paints a stark picture of a company in transition. Riding this wave and [Full Story…]