1) Google Editions analysis: Robert McGarvey thinks that Google Editions “is rewriting all the rules of book buying“. Also worth a look is Megellan Media’s blog by Bryan O’Leary.
2) Independent games developer Jarrad “Farbs” Woods was recently named by Game Developer magazine as one of the 50 most important contributors to the current state of the games industry. Here, an interview.
3) The second-largest video rental chain in the US plans to liquidate. Could Blockbuster be next?
4) Despite downloading, recorded music sales are in fact rising in 13 territories. One US indie label is still making a profit selling CDs.