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  • 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....
  • Amazon will unveil Black Friday deals every 10 minutes next week

    Amazon will unveil Black Friday deals every 10 minutes next week
    Amazon.com has announced that its Black Friday deals will start a day earlier this year - this Sunday. Daily deals will be unveiled as often as every 10 minutes. By going to http://www.Amazon.com/BlackFriday, you can see the current Lightning Deals&...
  • 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...
  • Biographile a must-read for fans of bios, memoirs

    Biographile a must-read for fans of bios, memoirs
    For readers interested in biographies and memoirs, Biographile.com is a must-bookmark website. This publisher-agnostic site, maintained by Random House, includes reviews, roundups, breaking biography news and essays from historians and authors writing...
  • Step Aside, Netflix: Amazon's Entering the Original Series Race

    It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning. The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
  • Amazon wants indie bookstores to sell Kindles, but they'd rather not

    Amazon wants indie bookstores to sell Kindles,  but they'd rather not
    Amazon on Tuesday announced a program, called Amazon Source, making its Kindle e-readers, tablets and accessories available for independent bookstores to sell to their customers. The bookstores can purchase the devices at a discount and then, in some...
  • Amazon offers incentives for independent bookstores to sell Kindles

    Amazon offers incentives for independent bookstores to sell Kindles
    Amazon.com wants to help out the corner bookstore.  The Seattle Internet giant on Wedneday introduced Amazon Source, a program that enables independent booksellers to earn money from the sale of Kindle e-books -- if they sell Kindle devices and...
  • Amazon Extends MGM Pact to Add 'Vikings,' Library Titles to Prime Instant Video

    Amazon reached an expanded content-licensing deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to bring the "Vikings" historical drama series and several library films to the Internet retailer's Prime Instant Video subscription service. MGM-produced "Vikings," which...
  • Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel

    Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel
    On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...
  • Amazon's 'Alpha House' and 'Betas' to premiere this month

    Amazon's 'Alpha House' and 'Betas' to premiere this month
    Amazon announced Monday that it has set the premiere dates for its first two original series. "Alpha House" will begin streaming on Nov. 15, and "Betas" will follow a week later on Nov. 22. Amazon doesn't plan on hewing to the Netflix formula, however,...
  • Fast-food workers in Seattle could soon make $31,000 a year

    Burger flippers in Seattle could soon take home more than $31,000 a year. Ed Murray, a candidate for mayor of the Pacific northwest's largest city, has endorsed a $15-an-hour minimum wage. The city's current mayor Mike McGinn said he may go even higher....
  • Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules

    Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules
    Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes. The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...