Dan Farber wrote up a nice piece on the Mossberg/Bezos talk-off at All Things D. He basically tells the tale of how they “out-booked the book” by adding new features to a 500 year old technology. He admitted that the Kindle amounts for 6% of sales of 125,000 titles that are available online and in print on Amazon.
Nothing earth-shattering: just two gods sitting down and talking about books.
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