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  • EU launches antitrust investigation into Amazon over e-books

    The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation into online retailer Amazon over its distribution of e-books, which have become increasingly popular in recent years. The European Commission said Thursday it will investigate certain clauses...
  • Amazon's music service plays to a different beat

    SEATTLE A few dozen people crowded into a meeting room at Amazon.com's Seattle headquarters last month for one of the nice perks of working at the giant online retailer: a free concert. The emerging indie pop band, Saint Motel, ripped through a four-song...
  • Reading the classics on a tablet

    Reading the classics on a tablet
    I write with a fountain pen. I don't watch television. I don't own an iPad, an iPod, a desktop, a laptop or a smart phone. I am, in short, the last person you'd suspect would get involved with an e-reader. But when I saw last year that Amazon had...
  • Diamond in the rough: Severna Park author pens, self-publishes baseball novel

    Stephanie Verni has never dated a baseball player but after reading her novel "Baseball Girl", you'll wish she did. Published March 6, the novel follows Francesca Milli, a 19-year-old college student dealing with the death of her father. After his...
  • McDaniel hosts event detailing apps for the blind

    Ever since she was in the eighth grade, McDaniel College social work professor Cathy Orzolek-Kronner has been growing progressively closer to being totally blind. Now, at age 50, her vision has diminished to the point that when she started a year's...
  • For one year, reading books by only minority authors

    For one year, reading books by only minority authors
    In 2014, I decided that for the entire year, I wouldn't read books written by white authors. My goal was to address the reading practices I developed growing up in Australia, where white authors have dominated the literary world. My high school reading...
  • The Biblioracle: Droning on about efficiency

    Ever since Amazon settled its dispute with Hachette over wholesale prices and distribution, I took my eye off them, but they've been up to some stuff recently that has me thinking I need to be more vigilant. The first bit of news is that, frustrated...
  • Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's

    Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's
    TGIFF! (Thank Goodness It's Freebie Friday!) Easter is on April 5 and Passoverls on April 3, so this is the weekend to shop. I've got four $10-off coupons at Kohl's to save on spring fashions for the whole family, an offer from Fandango.com for a free...
  • Consumer Reports: To share or not to share streaming-video log-ins?

    A survey conducted in December 2014 by the Consumer Reports National Research Center revealed that 46 percent of American adults with streaming media accounts admitted to sharing login credentials with people living outside their homes, which could...
  • #HRBooks Review: "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler

    #HRBooks Review:  "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler
    "Majorlabelland and Assorted Oddities" by Pete Crigler is jam packed with ugly truths—stories of Virginia musicians' slippery climb to acclaim. It reads like a print version of television's "Behind the Scenes" only here, unlike the VH1 opus, tales...
  • National PTA isn't wedded to Kindle

    National PTA isn't wedded to Kindle
    The op-ed published on Feb. 26 about Amazon's Kindle and text to speech technology references Amazon's donation of Kindles to National PTA ("Bring back TTS, Kindle". The PTA Family Reading Experience, Powered by Kindle is a reading program that is...