The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy

Kindle 2.0 to Be Unveiled February 9

January 28th, 2009

Kindle 2.0 to Be Unveiled February 9

According to a blog entry on the New York Times yesterday (and according to Google, at 351 other sources), Amazon will be announcing the long-awaited (by its fans) new version of the Kindle on February 9th at a special event in New York City (obviously intended to coincide with O’Reilly’s Tools of Change for Publishing…

January 21st, 2009

SEC Opens Inquiry of Apple Disclosures

The Wall Street Journal has just reported that: “The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an inquiry into Apple Inc.’s disclosures about Chief Executive Steve Jobs’s health, a person familiar with the matter said. “The inquiry comes after Apple disclosed on Jan. 14 that Mr. Jobs has a “more complex” medical condition than he earlier…

January 14th, 2009

Steve Jobs Takes Leave of Absence from Apple

I just received this alert from Mark Anderson, as part of my subscription to Strategic News Service. —————————— To All SNS Members: Steve jobs took a leave from Apple, announced this afternoon. In his email to employees, he said: “Unfortunately, the curiosity over my personal health continues to be a distraction not only for me…

January 14th, 2009

The Eco-Calculator Widget

Found this interesting new widget this morning while waiting for a phone call. It’s available here. Get the Eco-Calculator widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! There’s a section of this site on The Impact of Environmentalism on the Future of Publishing. I’ve outlined the issues there, but I see it’s due for…