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Apple iTextbooks, MegaUpload: Ranting Roundup by Eric Mack

Apple has me all fired up on the iBooks scene, but Kodak and MegaUpload.com just need to do more firing of folks to avoid their current woes. Check it all out in my first ranting roundup of tech news following the extended CES hiatus.

Apple’s iTextbooks have me all fired up, while it seems like Kodak and MegaUpload.com just need to do more firing of folks to avoid their current woes. Check it all out in my first ranting roundup of tech news following the extended CES hiatus.

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Eric Mack

Eric Mack is aNewDomain's news editor and senior editor at GroovyPost. He's been covering tech off and on since the 1990s when not roaming from Alaska to Asia. He also contributes to CNET, BYTE, PC World, Edmunds and NPR.

  • http://rbigelo.sdf.org Robert Bigelow

    Apple eBooks and Kindle editions help towards resolving an ongoing issue with textbook prices: new editions for which only a small part of the text is revised or the publisher adds an optical disk to the edition and the price seemly skyrockets.

  • http://antpruitt.wordpress.com Ant Pruitt

    was it iTunes U where the EULA states if a book is created by a user, it is limited to distribution in the Apple App Store ecosystem?

    Basically, “use our tools”, “sell in our ecosystem”, “pay us a %age.”