Morning Roundup: Indigo Tech launches; e-book refunds; more
August 19, 2013 | 9:43 am
By Joanna Cabot
Indigo Tech to Launch Today in Select Chapters Bookstores (Good eReader)
Chapters and parent company Indigo plan on unveiling a new program called Indigo Tech. The bookseller plans to launch their expanded tech area in 40 different stores by the beginning of 2014. Not only will they continue to sell e-Readers and tablets, but they have just signed a deal with Apple to carry iPads and Apple TV.
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Why We Need a Radical Change for Media Ethics, Not a Return to Basics (Media Shift)
Talk of media revolution is so ubiquitous that we sometimes become inured to the force of what we say. We nod our head in agreement that change is everywhere, but we fail to think through the consequences of change.
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Millions Qualify for eBook Refunds (Publisher’s Weekly)
The $166 million publishers have agreed to pay to settle e-book price fixing charges with the states and consumer class could soon begin flowing to consumers, and PW has learned that more than 23 million consumer accounts are eligible to receive refunds.
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New Leak Reveals Codenames for Amazon’s New Tablets (The Digital Reader)
It looks like Amazon isn’t satisfied with the buzz generated by the benchmark which leaked a couple days ago, because they’ve arranged for another leaked benchmark.
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Kindle Daily Deals: “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” by Ben Fountain (and) “World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King” by Christie Golden (and 2 others)