Tagged: Amazon

Amazon e-book sales boost by iPad?

Apple is looking for a chunk of the growing e-books market as it rolls out the iPod, and some publishers like Penguin are cutting deals to dump sales via Amazon.  But the iPad doesn’t have Apple’s iBook software preinstalled, so readers can just as easily choose Amazon’s Kindle app.  School of Management Prof. N. Venkat Venkatraman, chair […]

Sony runs at Amazon’s Kindle

Sony has unveiled two new, reduced-price e-reader devices, aimed at making a dent in marketplace grip held by Amazon’s Kindle.  College of Communication Pr0fessor Hyun-Yeul Lee, a communications technology expert, says Sony’s move speaks to how consumers are catching on and transitioning from paper-based reading to digital reading. “It is natural that as the market […]