Social networks, e-readers and other technologies are transforming the publishing industry and heralding a new era of reading and learning. Check out the stories below to follow CIO’s coverage of this rapidly emerging technology:
Execs at Penguin Australia, Wiley, Allen & Unwin and others discuss the revolution in their internal systems they are experiencing as they prepare for an increasingly digital future.
The Amazon Kindle and other e-readers have potential as a business device. But they need more capabilities to catch on in the enterprise.
The New York Times is pinning its future on rapid prototyping of digital products and services.
Writers at the recent Brooklyn Book Festival muse about how technology is affecting what and how we read.
Google, publishers and authors want a hearing on Oct. 7 postponed
The US Department of Justice says proposed settlement needs to be modified to comply with copyright and antitrust laws
The Google book settlement bypasses congressional authority on copyright, a U.S. official says.
Barnes & Noble, which calls itself the world's largest bookseller, has given hints that e-books will play an important role in the company's future strategy.
While nothing is official yet, the company is reportedly considering a budget and premium model of the Eee Reader.
But the market needs though is a much broader spectrum of devices from more vendors to increase volume and drive competition.
Though for e-books to catch on, a common, open format for the books and less-expensive, even thinner hardware readers are needed.
Bezos says the solution was "stupid, thoughtless, and painfully out of line with our principles"
The companies reportedly will join a coalition to fight Google's proposed settlement with authors and publishers.
The agency will investigate the search giant's book search service for possible antitrust violations.