TOC Debate: Amazon vs Apple

TOC Debate: Amazon vs Apple

Joe Wikert takes on Kassia Krozser in the first TOC Debate webcast.

Which ebook platform is mightier? Find out when Team Bezos (Joe Wikert) takes on Team Jobs (Kassia Krozser) in a free webcast on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 10 am PT.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

Lots of launches this week Google ebook store, Amazon web-based Kindle, Figment, and Open Bookmarks BMXL and Open Wiki

In the latest Bookish Techy Week in Review: Google ebook store opens; Seth Godin plays with the Domino Project; Kobo launches Reading Life; and IA unveils a new browser-based book reader.

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TOC hosting publishing startup showcase

Deadline for submissions is January 10, 2011.

TOC's first Publishing Showcase will give you — and your business — a chance to get in front of hundreds of potential users and investors. Submissions are due by Jan. 10, 2011.

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Announcing TOC Bologna

Announcing TOC Bologna

O'Reilly teams up with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair for TOC Bologna in March of 2011

TOC Bologna, a one-day conference being held in conjunction with the Bologna Children's Book Fair, will focus on digital and mobile technology.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

Bookish Techy Week in Review

Defending the web; Amazon on course to dominate the world; Cooks Source throws in the towel; Ari Emanuel takes on the publishing industry

In the latest Bookish Techy Week in Review: Berners-Lee defends the web; Amazon launches Kindle book gifting; Cooks Source folds; and Hachette Livre comes to an agreement with Google.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

Bookish Techy Week in Review

Lit mags return; libraries and publishers can't figure out e-lending; ebooks headed to NYT list; and David Pogue likes the Galaxy.

In the latest Bookish Techy Week in Review: Safran Foer's latest book is a true work of art; literary magazines are making a webby comeback; Jay-Z's memoir takes pre-pub publicity to new heights; and Richard Nash's Cursor posts a peek at the Red Lemonade list.

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Open question: Do you trust market research surveys?

Open question: Do you trust market research surveys?

A deluge of recent ebook and ereader research raises a host of methodology questions.

As the publishing industry is inundated with statistics about user behavior, how do we determine if the reported numbers are accurate, and whether they are meaningful?

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TOC 2011 preliminary program announced

TOC 2011 preliminary program announced

Featured speakers include Margaret Atwood, Ben Huh and Kevin Kelly.

We've just unveiled the initial list of workshops, sessions, speakers, and events happening at TOC 2011 in February. In addition to traditional book publishers discussing their experiences from the trenches of change, TOC also brings in ideas from the wider global ecosystem.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

New tools to write and publish, lost books find a home, James Bond goes e-rogue, and a look under Google Books' hood.

In the latest Bookish Techy Week in Review: News of Baker Framework and Scrivener 2.0; the FTC sensibly hires DRM basher Ed Felten; and the agency model gets a six-month evaluation.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

Books in Browsers; social networks for teen readers; sharing-enabled Kindles; and ebooks aren't scary.

In what was a very social bookish-techy week, Books in Browsers inspired much discussion of shared reading; bookish social networks launched – and shuttered; Amazon announced that Kindle will soon be sharing-enabled; and the new color nook was announced.

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