Dark clouds (with a silver lining): Predicting the year ahead in publishing

When the CEO of one of the world’s largest publishing houses says he sees dark clouds ahead in 2012, this is big news. It’s big news not so much because there are dark clouds on the horizon, but because a CEO is saying so. That is, I believe he is preparing his employees for major …

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The Kindle Fire is a great deal as tablets go, but I’m sticking with the old Kindle

I like the Kindle Fire. Though many tech gurus have criticized it for not living up to the Apple iPad (and it doesn’t), the Kindle Fire is an incredible deal at $199. I played around with the Fire for a bit. And despite the name (Fire? Really?) the device didn’t feel cheap at all, as …

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