Oh, if only Apple would release its own version of Amazon's Kindle, a lightweight book-reader with a high-definition screen, access to all the world's literature and the magic design sensibility of the company's founder, Steve Jobs. For anyone in publishing who hopes that technology, embodied by the Apple founder, can rescue the book, here's some bad news. "It doesn't matter how good or bad the product is, the fact is that people don't read anymore." [John Markoff via Galleycat]