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  • Amazon adds Goodreads integration, other features to Kindle Paperwhite

    Amazon announced a free software update for Kindle Paperwhite that will add several new features to the e-reader. Amazon said the update would be delivered over the air automatically in the coming weeks, or via download from its website. The update...
  • Byliner publishes two early Elmore Leonard stories

    Elmore Leonard died in August at the age of 87. But writing can bring a kind of immortality, and the modern noir master has come to life, again, in the form of two new short stories. Today, the San Francisco-based digital imprint Byliner publishes...
  • Why is Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' an e-book bestseller?

    Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...
  • Tidewater authors prolific in romance

    Tidewater authors prolific in romance
    Did you know that August is Read-a-Romance month? Neither did I, until a few days ago. I couldn’t let the month pass entirely, however, without giving a nod to commercial fiction’s most popular genre and the many romance authors who make...
  • Tuesday's hot deals: Save on Dolphin tickets, Kindles for students

    Tuesday's hot deals: Save on Dolphin tickets, Kindles for students
    Here's Tuesday's list of hot deals. Get 'em while they last: Amazon Local: $7 buys you $30 to spend on Dolphins, Hurricanes or Marlins tickets at ScoreBig.com; expires in 16 days. Amazon.com: $70 off all Kindle Fires for student members; Kindle Fire...
  • Can Online Oracle Jeff Bezos Be the Prince of Print?

    MEMO TO: JEFF BEZOS FROM: PETER BART When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered. In former years I had worked for two family-owned newspapers, the New York Times...
  • Top 10 coolest items for back to school

    Top 10 coolest items for back to school
    Beyond the basic pencils and books exist a wealth of cool tools for school. 10. Slap Rulers They've been selling for years, but slap-on rulers are still trending. A bendy, easily portable ruler beats a wooden one any day. $2.99 at Target, or http://...
  • Amazon explores possible new fast, uncongested wireless service

    Amazon explores possible new fast, uncongested wireless service
    Creating some competition for AT&T, Kindle-maker Amazon.com Inc. tried out a proposed new wireless service earlier this year, Bloomberg reported. With companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Google providing a growing array of data-hogging video services,...
  • Amazon unveils MatchBook; service isn't money saver for e-book buyers

    Amazon unveils MatchBook; service isn't money saver for e-book buyers
    Now when you buy a print book from Amazon, you might be able to get a cheap e-book version of the same title. The Seattle online retailer Tuesday announced Kindle MatchBook, a service that enables customers to get an e-book version of any book they have...
  • Former Circle teacher hopes to make waves with book

    Former Circle teacher hopes to make waves with book
    Davis Laughlin, who was recognized by “Live with Regis and Kelly” as one of the five top teachers in the United States a couple of years ago, has written and published a book. “Ripple Maker: Teaching Effectively & Loving It” is...
  • Apple TV: Amazon Uses AirPlay to Bring Video to Set-Top

    Apple TV doesn't offer a way to stream video from Amazon directly -- but the Internet retailer now has a way to reach the set-top anyway. On Tuesday Amazon updated its Instant Video app for iPads and iPhone to let users play back content on Apple TV set-...
  • Amazon Prime membership can now be purchased as a gift

    Amazon Prime membership can now be purchased as a gift
    Timed for the holidays, Amazon.com has begun letting users send each other Amazon Prime memberships as gifts. Amazon Prime is a $79 service sold by the Seattle online retailer that gives members a number of benefits including free shipping on purchases....