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A study confirms what we've all sensed: Readers are embracing ereading

A study confirms what we've all sensed: Readers are embracing ereading

BISG's Angela Bole on results from the "Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading" study.

In this interview, Angela Bole of the Book Industry Study Group reviews results from the "Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading" study. She says the data looks good for publishers, assuming they can develop the right business models.

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Visualization of the Week: AntiMap

Visualization of the Week: AntiMap

A mobile mapping app lets users capture and visualize their movements.

The DIY mapping tool AntiMap lets users capture their movements via their mobile devices, then visualize and analyze their movements.

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Could Medical Devices in the Field Help Prevent Fraud?

Evidence from devices could verify that a treatment was necessary, that it was administered, and that it was effective.

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Big health advances in small packages: report from the third annual Medical Device Connectivity conference

At some point, all of us are likely to owe our lives–or our quality of life–to a medical device. Yesterday I had the chance to attend the third annual Medical Device Connectivity conference, where manufacturers, doctors, and administrators discussed how to get all these monitors, pumps, and imaging machines to work together for better patient care.

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Medical device experts and their devices converse at Boston conference

The Medical Device Connectivity conference this week at Harvard Medical School covers interoperability, standards, regulations, wireless networks, and devices in practice.

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Three Android predictions: In your home, in your clothes, in your car

Three Android predictions: In your home, in your clothes, in your car

Marko Gargenta on Android's ubiquity.

"Learning Android" author Marko Gargenta believes Android will soon be a fixture in our homes, in our clothes and in our vehicles. Here he explains why and how this will happen.

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Loathe your Kindle? Swap it for a bunch of books

Loathe your Kindle? Swap it for a bunch of books

A Portland, Ore. bookstore is offering a dollar-for-dollar Kindle trade-in.

A bookstore in Portland, Ore., will exchange unwanted Kindles for paper books. But what to do with all those Kindles? That's where Worldreader.org might provide a solution.

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Device Update: Year-end edition

Device Update: Year-end edition

Predictions for 2011: the dedicated ereader market will crest, and focus will turn to the ebook experience.

The holiday season will be a tipping point for ereaders and ebooks. In 2011, the digital changes publishers have made will meet head-on with the harsh demands of a significant consumer base.

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The chaos and the opportunity in Arab publishing

Egyptian publishing is far more chaotic than its Western counterparts. ISBNs are used fleetingly and book rights are a moving target. But that same chaos also breeds opportunity, particularly in the mobile and digital publishing spaces. Ramy Habeeb, director and co-founder of Kotobarabia, sat down with us at TOC 2010 to discuss the current state of Arab publishing as well…

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First Look at nook: Not Encouraging

We (finally) received our nooks (pre-ordered quite some time ago), and the early results are … disappointing. Loading one (any) of our EPUB ebooks causes the nook to hang, and the book never opens. I tried loading a number of O’Reilly Media titles that are valid and work on the Sony Reader and every other ePub device. The Nook only brought up the “Formatting” message, and then hung. Only a full restart would bring it back. This is an extremely serious problem.

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