As more publishers begin to trickle in to allowing for subscriptions to their publications on Apple's iPad, a new report from Forbes sheds light in that it wasn't so much a concern about profit that caused the delay. It was about whether or not customers would be willing to share data.
The publishers are slowly, but surely, starting to trickle in. Today, Apple added another into the fold with Hearst. They have agreed to Apple's terms and will start to implement iTunes subscriptions into three of their iPad apps starting with July issues.
Love news aggregators such as Pulse, Flipboard or Zite? Love them so much you’d be willing to pay for them each week? That’s the concept behind News.me, a “social news app” for the iPad which Bit.ly is preparing to launch in the very near future.
While there have been plenty of books written about Apple CEO Steve Jobs, none of them have ever received the man’s blessing -- until now. The executive has agreed to participate in one such book slated to arrive on store shelves in early 2012.
In case students were looking for another reason to pick up the "magical device," then they may not have to look further than iPad textbook startup Inkling. Today they won the financial backing from two of the biggest players in the textbook industry in McGraw-Hill and Pearson.