Hot on the heels of Saturday's news of Kobo signing a new retail partner in the region comes new rumors that Amazon is going to launch a local Kindle Store in the Netherlands.
Citing unnamed sources, two different Dutch news sites are reporting that Amazon will launch a Kindle Store in the Netherlands next month (a similar report also showed up in my comment section). MustReads.nl first reported the rumor on Saturday, and they were followed by Boekblad this morning (or at least that's when the story came through my RSS feeds). Continue reading
A new round of rumors are circulating today concerning Apple's long-rumored iWatch and 12.9" iPad. While I usually don't comment on implausible and unsubstantiated hardware rumors, I'm going to break with my rule against reporting on rumors and point out just how implausible the latest rumors really are. Continue reading
A new set of photos has shown up on the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo, and in spite of any provenance to show that this has any relation to Apple many bloggers are already calling this an iPhone leak. Continue reading
An unsubstantiated and unconfirmed rumor circulated yesterday that Barnes & Noble was getting ready to spin off Nook Media. The rumor originates with a stock market news service, which reported on it behind a paywall, and it has been picked up by Benzinga.
There is absolutely no evidence to support this rumor being true, but given Barnes & Noble's history it is not completely out of the question. Continue reading
This blog has a policy of avoiding the more speculative of the unsubstantiated rumors, so today I would like to take a different approach to the latest Apple gossip.
There's an interesting rumor going around comic book circles this week, and it just crossed my desk today. It seems comiXology is rumored to be up for sale, with a deal expected to close in the next 3 to 6 weeks: Continue reading