#Kindle Books

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Like the Blog? Buy the E-Book! Chris Dixon For Sale, Via Kindle [MediaMemo]

Here's a clever idea from Chris Dixon: The investor and entrepreneur has turned his well-read blog into an ebook. Dixon, who runs Hunch and helps steer Founder Collective's bets when he's not blogging, has taken a couple years' worth of posts and compiled them into "Startups;” Dixon's proceeds... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches "spring spectacular" Kindle sale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:22 Amazon.co.uk has launched a two-week Kindle ebook promotion, with Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White priced £1.47. According to information sent to publishers whose books will feature, the campaign will be a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Would You Sign My Kindle? [Voices]

Sitting at a table in a Barnes & Noble in St. Petersburg, Fla., T. J. Waters was signing copies of his book “Hyperformance” when a fan standing in line with the eBook version walked up and said, “It’s too bad you can’t sign my Kindle.” Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Release Ad-Subsidized Kindle for $114 [eMoney]

Amazon is dropping the price of its Kindle e-reader to $114 as it faces increasing competition from Apple, Barnes & Noble and other tablets. The new price point represents a $25 price cut on the Wi-Fi version, but it comes with one major trade-off: ads. The e-reader will be sold by Amazon,... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle ebook lending service reinstated after modification of code

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 07:10 Lendle, the US-based tool that allows Kindle users to lend their ebooks, has been reinstated after Amazon said that its concern related to its "Book Sync tool". The news that Amazon had locked the services out of its API caused... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move over iPad, Kindle is coming to an AT&T store near you

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Today, AT&T announced that, starting March 6, it will carry Amazon's Kindle reader in its retail stores nationwide. Timing is interesting, given iPad 2's imminent launch and Apple App Store subscription changes that could compel Amazon to curtail or even stop... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple move raises doubts over Kindle app

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:33 Apple's decision to grab a revenue share from ebook purchases made via apps raises questions over the future of Amazon's Kindle app, according to media reports. As The Bookseller reported yesterday, the FT notes that Apple is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle App Update Adds Real Page Numbers

Kindle 2.6 for iPhone and iPad now displays "real page numbers," which Amazon has been adding to a large number of ebooks available from the Kindle Store. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com launches Kindle app for WebOS

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:56 Amazon.com has launched a free Kindle app for webOS to use with the new HP TouchPad. The app allows customers to "buy once, read everywhere" across other devices such as Kindle, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry and iPhone. Dorothy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle gets real page numbers; better note, highlight & review sharing

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Amazon on Monday pre-released a software update for Kindle e-readers running the 3.0 software which updates the interface for magazines and newspapers, adds a quick review section at the end of each book, and adds page numbers that match Kindle books with their print... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Apple Close the e-Book on Kindle?

Analysis: Apple is modifying its licensing policy, raising doubts that ebooks bought elsewhere will be readable on Apple devices. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPhone app store, Amazon Kindle: Why ebook sellers should stop playing by Apple's rules.

Over the last few months the tech industry has been inching toward ebook nirvana. For one thing, gadget makers keep improving e-readers while slashing prices. (I'm going to renew my bet that Amazon will begin selling the Kindle for less than $100 by the end of the year.) The bigger story,... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle sales outstrip paperbacks as Amazon has first $10bn quarter

Written By: Lisa Campbell Kindle ebooks have overtaken paperback sales at Amazon.com, as the internet retailer revealed sales topped $10bn for the first time in its latest trading quarter. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle Book Sales Soar

Online retailer reports sales of its digital ebooks has outstripped those of traditional paperbacks. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eBookFling Brings Digital Libraries to Kindle, Nook

Borrowers can create a wish list queue of books they would like to read and lenders earn 1 credit for every 5 books they list on the site as available for borrowing. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rolls out the first 'Kindle Singles,' short form ebooks

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Wednesday, Web retailer Amazon launched its Kindle Singles line of literature designed specifically for consumption on e-readers. The works, priced between $1.00 and $3.00, include original works of prose, essays and theses, and the the first TEDBooks.Last October,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle sales reaching 80% of physical sales, DBW told

Written By: Gayle Feldman Kindle sales of a book could be as much as 80% of its physical sales, Amazon's head of Kindle content told Digital Book World. Russ Grandinetti's speech, 'To Help Publishers Optimize E-book Sales', coincided with the launch of Kindle Singles on Amazon's Kindle store.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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