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The death of retail is greatly exaggerated

I’ve been thinking a lot about retail these days and I’ve been connecting the dots between the seeming death of retailers like Ralph Lauren and the book industry. In short, we are feeling

What publishing can learn from Valve

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/booksarentdead_3.jpeg">In an effort to beat this Kindle horse closer to pulp, I present <a HREF="http://www.edrants.com/the-publishing-in

Microsoft's Kim: Xbox still has four years of life, and it's not all about Blu-ray

Stopping short of saying Blu-ray is coming to the Xbox 360 (hurry up, guys), Microsoft Games Studio’s head Shane Kim said that the Xbox 360 is expected to have a seven-year lifespan. That gives