Apple Wants To Eat Amazon’s Lunch, But Wait, So Does Google!

With Apple's iPad hitting the market in a matter of days, how big an impact will the computer giant's entrance into the tablet and eReader business make? A huge one, according to several research firms such as eMarketer, Yankee Group and Credit Suisse. Amazon's eBook market share is going to shrink, shrink, shrink over the next few years; there will be formidable new competitors coming aboard (hint: a big search engine!), and consumers will be buying eReaders by the bushelful. For all the numbers and how the market shakes out, tune into New Media Minute where I share a first look at some of the early data on this red hot market. You'll also learn how the beleaguered magazine and newspaper industries will fare on tablets.

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By day, Daisy Whitney is a producer, on-air correspondent, podcaster and raconteur in the new media business. She produces conferences for iMedia and provides strategy consulting to businesses on their online video presence and the online video marketplace. As a reporter, Daisy covers new media for NBC’s KNTV,, Beet.TV, MediaPost and others. She also hosts the top-ranked iTunes audio podcast “This Week in Media,” which you should totally subscribe to. View All Posts By -

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