Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and ebook services have allowed books to be checked out from the library for some time. Amazon said library books will be available both on Kindle devices and through the Kindle's mobile apps. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Updates Kindle Unlimited and Lending Library Royalty Terms

Amazon is updating its royalty terms for authors enrolled in Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners Lending Library and will pay authors based on the number of pages read in each book borrowed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon's Kindle for Android adds popular highlights, book instructions, and more perks

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Kindle for Android adds Collections to help organize your e-library

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Kindle MatchBook: Re–Purchase your Library from Amazon for $2.99 or less

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Amazon Kindle 3.5 for iOS adds X-ray for extra-detailed searches

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Amazon extending Kindle Owners' Lending Library to the UK, Germany and France this month

Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library has grown considerably since launching in the US, and it looks like the company's finally decided it was time to let some other countries in on the service as well. It announced today that Amazon Prime members in the UK, Germany and France would all have... Continue reading at Engadget

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PSA: Entire Harry Potter series now available on Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

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[ Engadget | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter books land in Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

All seven Harry Potter books are now available in the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, marking the series' first availability outside the Pottermore store. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon launches Kindle eBook store en Español, over 33,000 libros to choose from

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Amazon launches Kindle lending library for US

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Amazon Sets up Kindle Lending Library

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Amazon Rolls Out Kindle Library Lending

Amazon has launched its long-promised library lending program for its Kindle e-reader, and says more than 11,000 libraries are participating. E-book competitors -- like Barnes & Nobles' Nook, and Sony's Reader -- already offer something comparable. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Amazon begins testing Kindle library lending

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Amazon launches Kindle Library Lending program

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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

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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

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