Friday, April 13, 2012

Apple Not Likely to Be a Loser in the E-Book Legal Fight - NYTimes.com

Not much to lose, in fewer words
"Apple’s bluster, though, was unfounded. Amazon may have lost some share in e-books, but it still dominates the fast-growing market. At the same time, Apple’s failure to trounce Amazon in e-books did little to diminish the appeal of the iPad, which became a smash hit for other reasons. James McQuivey, an analyst at Forrester Research, said research by his company indicated that games, Web browsing, Facebook and other applications are bigger parts of the appeal of the iPad than e-books.
“The fact is that they didn’t weaken Amazon the way they had hoped to, but it doesn’t harm them,” Mr. McQuivey said."
Apple Not Likely to Be a Loser in the E-Book Legal Fight - NYTimes.com
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