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Book retailers are missing an opportunity to unite the physical and digital worlds.
Bookstores need to build functionality into their mobile apps that makes customers want to go to their brick-and-mortar locations.
In Defense of Piracy (Lawrence Lessig, Wall Street Journal) The return of this "remix" culture could drive extraordinary economic growth, if encouraged, and properly balanced. It could return our culture to a practice that has marked every culture in human history — save a few in the developed world for much of the 20th century — where many create as…
Seven college bookstores will soon offer movies and ebooks through in-store kiosks. From the Chronicle of Higher Education: Movies will be the first product offered at the kiosks, which are scheduled to appear at seven stores next month. The plan is to add digital textbooks to the kiosks starting next summer, says Charles Schmidt, a spokesman for the association….
Columnist Richard Cohen is overestimating the threat of digital books.