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Friday News: Apple’s appeal, Kindle Scout’s selections, Australian awards controversy, and books on the battlefield

Friday News: Apple’s appeal, Kindle Scout’s selections, Australian awards controversy, and...

Can Apple Win Its E-book Appeal? – This is a pretty good primer on Apple’s appeal to Judge Cote’s 2013 judgment against them in the now-infamous conspiracy and price-fixing case against the big NY publishers and Apple. The Department of… more

Friday News: Ursula Le Guin’s NBA speech, Google Contributor, Mark Twain’s frontier humor, and a NaNoWriMo pep talk

Friday News: Ursula Le Guin’s NBA speech, Google Contributor, Mark Twain’s...

“we will need writers who can remember freedom”: ursula k le guin at the national book awards – A transcription of Ursula Le Guin’s speech at the National Book Awards ceremony Wednesday night. Le Guin’s comments have been getting a… more

Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map of uncolonized Africa; Microsoft patches 19-year-old vulnerability; and UK’s Project Remix

Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map...

Updated: Amazon and Hachette finally reach deal; Hachette will set its ebook prices –  The war appears to be over between Hachette and Amazon, and whatever the state of their relationship, readers get the return of Agency Pricing. Yippee. When… more