The Morning Coffee – 29 January 2014

Top stories this Wednesday morning include a satirical justification for ebooks being superior to paper books (link), a gripe about how paper books are better (link), HarperCollins's misstep in reporting their own book listings as pirated content (link), and more.

  • Apple to close down, because the company is just so sick of analysts (Revert to Saved)
  • Google+ Explore turns misunderstood network into social Reader replacement (SlashGear)
  • I Know, I Know... but Still! (A Different E-Readers vs Print Rant) (The Trek BBS)
  • Jason Calacanis launches Inside, a mobile news-curation app powered by humans (GigaOm)
  • The Mac at 30: what publishers can learn about innovation, obsolescence, and persistence (Talking New Media)
  • Mainframe Bookselling and Internet Commerce (PWxyz)
  • Medium, Evan Williams’s Post-Twitter Media Startup, Raises $25 Million Round (Re/code)
  • Mystery as HarperCollins Hits Apple With Agatha Christie Piracy Claims (TorrentFreak)
  • The superiority of eBooks over paper books (John L. Monk)
  • Vanity Press WinePress Out of Business (PW)
  • What Do Readers Want? (Dear Author)
  • Why I’ll Never Love My Kindle (Daniel McFadin's Other Blog)

About Nate Hoffelder (10609 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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