What’s happening in the ebook business today is no more inevitable than what happened in the DVD market two decades ago. It’s just happening in reverse.
This week on The Gigaom Show digs into the good, the not-so good and increasingly ugly aspects of the tech world.
It’s not where the viewers go; it’s where the A-list talent decides to set up shop.
The studios are all busily scanning their libraries in 4K in anticipation of a day when delivering 4K video to the home is a practical reality. But all those ultra-high def scans are creating are creating new problems for the studios in the meantime: where and how to store all that data,?
The anti-SOPA and PIPA demonstrations don’t stop with site-wide blackouts planned for Wednesday by a number of web giants. People also have plans to meet up in real life and take the protest to the streets in cities such as San Francisco, New York and Seattle.
On this week’s audio podcast, Matt and Kevin share their expectations for next week’s big Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Nokia Lumia 710 is in hand, so both hosts share their thoughts on this very capable $50 Windows Phone device for T-Mobile’s network.
The licensing deals Google was able to sign with the major record labels are in their own way groundbreaking and could point to a more significant shift under way in the online music business than simply the addition of another MP3 store.