• Now For Sale On Apple's iBookstore: Microsoft Press, O'Reilly Media Books

    Starting today, O’Reilly Media will be selling some 600 titles in Apple’s iBookstore, along with almost 150 more from (yes, ironically) Microsoft Press, whose books are sold and distributed by O’Reilly. The iBookstore is of course included in the free iBooks app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch (iTunes link). For now, the availability of O’Reilly and Microsoft… Read More

  • Web 2.0 Expo Europe 2009 Cancelled

    A message on the German O’Reilly community blog indicates that the Web 2.0 Expo Europe, an annual event held in Berlin, Germany, has been suspended for this year in the face of the worst economic downturn in decades. (translated version here) The event, co-produced by O’Reilly Media and TechWeb, had been running for only two years. Web 2.0 Expo Europe was widely known as an… Read More

  • O'Reilly bets that jailbroken and SDK phones will exist concurrently

    O’Reillly just published a book by Jonathan Zdziarski, the writer of NES.app for the iPhone and one of the premier iPhone hackers. It describes how to jailbreak and install BSD applications and program using the iPhone APIs. Interestingly, this book assumes that the SDK will be a completely different animal and separates this “open” hacking from officially sanctioned hacking. Read More