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  • April 13, 2011
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From the What was he thinking department… Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executive of Research In Motion (RIM),maker of the Blackberry, called off an interview with BBC Click – while it was being taped. This isn’t an eBook story, exactly, but it is very funny. Plus RIM also makes the Blackberry Playbook tablet, which is close…

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (French national library) recently announced ongoing plans to scan more than 70,000 titles from its archives each year. This is a 3 year undertaking, in partnership with Safig, and DIADEI subcontractor BancTec. All documents will be scanned at 400dpi, and about 10% should be successfully OCRed and converted to Epub….

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  • April 12, 2011
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This week is the London Book Fair, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the publishing industry. Given everything that’s happened in their world over the last few years — from the Kindle to the iPad to the Google Books Settlement — it’s no surprise the halls are full of people chattering about the…

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  • April 12, 2011
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Was it really a year ago that I got up at the crack of dawn, stood in line at the local Apple store and left with my new favorite gadget, a 32G wifi-only iPad?  The last 12 months have been an interesting period and I thought it would be fun to share the iPad lessons…