“Steve Jobs said people don’t read any more. But Apple is talks with several media companies rooted in print, negotiating content for a “new device.” And they’re not just going for e-books and mags. They’re aiming to redefine print,” Brian Lam reports for Gizmodo.
“Two people related to the NYTimes have separately told me that in June, paper was approached by Apple to talk about putting the paper on a ‘new device,'” Lam reports. “A person close to a VP in textbook publishing mentioned to me in July that McGraw Hill and Oberlin Press are working with Apple to move textbooks to iTunes.”
Lam reports, “I haven’t heard anything about traditional book publishers being approached yet, but given the scope of the rest of the publishing industry’s involvement, it’s not hard to imagine they’re on board as well.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Carl H.” for the heads up.]