Week In Review: Borders, TOC, Apple Subscriptions

Happy President’s Day weekend! As you head off to enjoy the holiday weekend, here is a roundup of eBook news this week:

Borders filed for bankruptcy, but Kobo assured readers that its eBooks are safe.

We made a Google map of which Borders stores are closing.

Apple introduced its subscriptions billing model, which will affect Amazon’s iPhone and iPad apps.

eBook sales grew 164.8% in December.

The first public draft of ePub 3 was released.

We covered the O’Reilly “Tools of Change” conference.

Google announced the Google One Pass.

Jane Friedman talks about getting out of the advance and inventory business in a Digital Book World video.

We interviewed CSI creator Anthony Zuiker about his new interactive iPad app.

Seth Godin said he wants to sell his eBook for $1.