Weekly Roundup: Contests, Nooks Sell In Stores, Amazon Stabs Apple

Happy Friday! The weekend is here again. As you head out to enjoy the weekend, watch out for tornadoes. Here is a roundup of eBook news this week:

Amazon released a new ad, taking a stab at the iPad.

We shed more light on Google Editions.

Samsung’s Galaxy Tablet launched in the U.S.

We thought about the potential of eBooks on airplanes.

We launched a book pitch contest

Barnes & Noble said that they sell 80% of their eReaders in stores.

Chuck Klosterman’s essays went digital.

Wattpad launched a self-published author contest.