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What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech

My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. (He speaks Brooklyn English.) Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. He’s fallen and he can’t get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help purchasing a gift basket through Amazon Prime. I... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-06-01 12:00:20 UTC ]
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Thriller author Dean Koontz signs five-book deal with Amazon

Amazon announced today that it inked best-selling author Dean Koontz to a five-book deal. The agreement will also include a short story collection called Nameless that will be available for free to Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers on Novem... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-07-22 15:24:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime to screen Good Omens in May

Amazon Prime will screen its original TV adaptation of Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman on 31st May with a tie-in edition of the book due to be published to coincide with the show.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials

Creating original serialized content—as in the case of streaming on-demand services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix—holds the key to success for audiobook subscriptions, says Storytel España in a new report. The post Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As BookExpo and New York Rights Fair Open: Warnings for Publishers

'Your competitors like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Audible,' publishers will hear this year at  BookExpo and the rival rights fair, 'are more than willing to fill the gap.' The post As BookExpo and New York Rights Fair Open: Warnings for Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaiman and Pratchett's Good Omens to premiere with Amazon Prime in 2018

Neil Gaiman's TV adaptation of Good Omens (Transworld), written with Sir Terry Pratchett, has been picked up by Amazon Studios for worldwide release in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime now offers 20 percent off all new video game releases, with a catch

Amazon’s been steadily expanding the list of benefits you receive with a $99 Prime membership—two-day shipping, a library of music and movies to stream, the ability to “borrow” Kindle books—and today it added video games to the list. Sort of. Prime members now get 20 percent off video game... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon set to slash price of Prime membership for one day only

Amazon Prime is a good deal to begin with, bringing two day free shipping, video streaming of movies and TV shows, as well as original content, music streaming and even a Kindle lending library for those books you've been meaning to read. For all of that you pay an annual fee of $99, which is... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brave New World of Streaming

Authors and publishers are increasingly looking to the major streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, as potential platforms to promote their content. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon extends Prime Now to Birmingham

Amazon UK has extended Prime Now, which allows customers to receive goods within one hour of purchasing, to Birmingham and the surrounding areas. From today (6th August), shoppers in Birmingham, and towns such as Lichfield, Cannock and Tamworth, can benefit from the super-fast delivery times if... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores?

Amazon has made its Prime Now one-hour delivery service available in Manhattan, and the service includes books. How will it impact B&N and other bookstores? The post Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should I Get Amazon Prime?

The cost of Amazon Prime is going up. The retail giant has announced that its membership program—which gives users free two-day shipping on most popular items as well as access to Amazon’s digital library of ebooks, movies, and TV shows—will now cost $99 per year, up from $79. Considering how... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US price hike for Amazon Prime

Amazon is to increase the price of its Prime membership in the US by $20 to $99 a year. This... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime price jumps to $99 per year

Amazon is tacking $20 onto the price of its Amazon Prime service, bringing the yearly cost to $99.This is the first price hike for Amazon Prime since it was introduced nine years ago. The service originally included just free two-day shipping on most orders, but has since expanded to offer Prime... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Very Merry Christmas at Amazon

Amazon.com is calling this one of its best Christmas shopping seasons ever after more than 1 million consumers signed up for Amazon Prime, the online retailer’s free unlimited 2-day shipping deal, the week before Christmas. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Finally, a way to browse the Kindle Lending Library in your browser. As an avid reader, and an especially big fan of ebooks, I thought subscribing to Amazon Prime seemed like a good idea. After all, the $79/year membership lets you check out one ebook per month from the Kindle Lending Library,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sweetens Prime with Kindle book lending

Is Amazon Prime the best deal in tech? It just may be: Amazon now offers the capability for customers to loan out over 5,000 books for their Kindle or Kindle Fire devices. The Kindle Owners' Lending Library will allow for one book per month to be lent out, and there are no due dates. To borrow a... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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