Macmillan CEO Officially Confirms Amazon Deletions Were Due to Price War

The writing was on the wall as recently as 2 a.m. this morning, and an open letter from Macmillan CEO John Sargent has confirmed everything we suspected: Macmillan books were pulled from Amazon store as part of a strong-arm tactic in the coming eBook price war. [Publishers Marketplace via Boing Boing] » 1/31/10 10:30am 1/31/10 10:30am

Zune 8GB Gets $20 Price Cut, Now $179.99 at Major Retailers

The 8GB Zune seems to have received a no-fuss $20 price cut. The reduction has not taken effect across the board, but we've managed to track the $179.99 8GB Zune to Amazon, Best Buy, Circuit City and Buy.com, all without any official word. Buy.com are only currently offering the black 8GB Zune at the knocked down… » 2/02/08 10:40am 2/02/08 10:40am