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Mar 5 2009   4:50PM GMT

Overheard – eBooks reaching the tipping point

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Like the move from silent pictures to ‘talkies’, the transition to electronic publishing will prove fatal to laggards. Those aggressively pursuing and developing e-books will rise to take control of the publishing industry.

Mike Elgan, Here comes the e-book revolution

Mike Elgan’s done a good job breaking down the reasons why eBooks are about to reach the tipping point. This week’s announcement of the Kindle app for the iPhone was just one more ingredient in the perfect storm.

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