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  • Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'

    Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'
    Bill Gates has performed quite a few feats of business magic in his day. Now he's performed a literary resurrection: He's lifted up one of his favorite books from that purgatory called "out of print." John Brooks published "Business Adventures: Twelve...
  • Tribune Company Publishing Spinoff Coming on Aug. 4

    The Tribune Company will spinoff its publishing business on Aug. 4 and will begin regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange the following day. The media conglomerate's board of directors approved final details of the split, paving the way for the...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot

    The Rock as Hercules in Home Run Derby spot
    Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" shows up in a spot for tonight's Home Run Derby on ESPN. In the humorous spot the glowering Hercules is presented as "some new guy with a funny uniform" before he nails the scoreboard with a line drive. The spot is airing to...
  • Amazon quietly floats e-book subscription service for Kindle

    Amazon is trying out a new e-book subscription service for its Kindle users, reports Laura Hazard Owen at GigaOm. According to cached pages that have since been taken offline, the service would allow Kindle users unlimited access to more than a half a...
  • Texan upgraded domestic service

    Texan upgraded domestic service
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

    Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The settlement agreement, which still requires court approval, is contingent on Apple’s appeal of the New York...
  • Music industry is killing music

     Music industry is killing music
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • MGM Buys Movie Rights to Spy Thriller 'I Am Pilgrim'

    MGM has bought movie rights to Terry Hayes' epionage thriller "I Am Pilgrim" and set it up with Lloyd Braun at his Whalerock Industries. Hayes, whose credits include "Payback," "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" and "Dead Calm," is adapting his debut novel....
  • Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal

    Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal
    I spent April and part of May feeling like occupied France, a Hun-like bacterial force having invaded my ears and sinuses. I couldn't do much besides imagine the antibiotics I was taking as tiny biplanes strafing tiny cornfields through which tiny Cary...
  • It's here: Amazon's e-book subscription service, Kindle Unlimited

    Leaked on Wednesday, launched on Friday: Meet Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's e-book subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for e-books. Like Netflix, the idea is that the service will provide unfettered access to all the content you might imagine...