E-books Becoming Big Business

Research firm Yankee Group estimates that the U.S. e-book market will reach $2.7 billion in sales in 2013, up from just $313 million in 2009. That's good for a growth rate of 83 percent, above even paid mobile apps, at 72 percent. Already, Amazon claims that Kindle e-books now outsell paperback books on Amazon.com. This […]

Facebook Named Most Searched-For, Most Visited Site Of 2010

Earlier this month, Time magazine named Mark Zuckerberg "Person of the Year," and now, although Experian Hitwise isn’t in the business of handing out such titles, it looks like Zuckerberg’s site has become the online equivalent.  Experian Hitwise announced late yesterday that Facebook was both the most visited site and most searched-for term of 2010. […]

Unlocked Nexus One Comes to AT&T and Rogers

Today, Google announced that it is now selling a new version of the unlocked Nexus One that will work on AT&T and Rogers Wireless in 3G. Earlier today, we discussed the lackluster sales of Google’s Nexus One smartphone. One of the reasons we think sales are below expectations is that the phone was previously only […]