Apple's own approach to iPad e-books could confuse

Apple CEO Steve Jobs shows off the new iPad during an event in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010. ((AP Photo/Paul Sakuma))

February 1, 2010 10:33:06 AM PST
Even as Apple's iPad will likely energize electronic reading, the new device is undermining a painstakingly constructed effort by the publishing industry to make it possible to move e-books between different electronic readers.