The Media Equation: Amazon Low Prices Disguise a High Cost

An antitrust suit may provide short-term price reductions on ebooks, but once the competition is flattened, Amazon is likely to resume its monopolistic ways. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

Amazon's latest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back down to their lowest prices since Black Friday. The newest Kindle Paperwhite is now $85, instead of the usual $130, while the latest standard Kindle is $60, instead of the usual list price of $90.... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon assembles a high-profile cast for low-key superhero series

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Amazon's Kindle MatchBook turns past print purchases into low-cost ebooks

It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in. Continue reading at PC World

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The Media Equation: Byliner Takes Bissinger’s E-Book Off Amazon

Byliner.com, a digital publishing company, withdrew the ebook “After Friday Night Lights” by Buzz Bissinger from Amazon because of a pricing dispute involving a promotional giveaway. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Media Equation: Huffington Magazine Continues Digital Media’s Incursion

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Keys to Amazon’s success: Price wars and big data

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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

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Amazon to cut price of its ebooks to reflect removal of VAT

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Firm Behind Apple E-books Case Now Suing Amazon for Price Fixing

On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Peloton told it can't countersue music publishers over high workout music prices

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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

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When everything changed: Novelist Ocean Vuong reflects on a year of intense highs and lows

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Helen Phillips’s ‘The Need’ accurately depicts the surreal highs and lows of motherhood

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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

Facebook is rolling out its Canadian political ad registry today with a low-tech twist — a bid to prevent people based outside of Canada from running ads in the upcoming federal election. Continue reading at CBC

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Amazon's upgraded Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets get twice the storage for the same price

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Kyle Books bags low-cost cookbook from This Morning chef

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Pricing for the 6-inch Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop to all-time lows

If you need to get some reading done without lugging around a ton of books, today’s deal is for you. Amazon is selling the latest version of the 6-inch Kindle with no ads and the Kindle Paperwhite with ads at $70 and $100 respectively–a discount of $30. Sure, those are their typical sale prices,... Continue reading at PC World

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