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  • Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader

    Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader
    Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet. The No. 1 U.S. online retailer also...
  • A guide to Amazon's new Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers

    Amazon updated its lineup of tablets and e-readers on Wednesday night, announcing two new devices and refreshing several others. The online retailer has been pushing an increasing amount of hardware, packing each of the devices with features that tout the...
  • Amazon expands gadget lineup, offers Fire tablet for kids

    NEW YORK The newest version of Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, which launch next month, will come with the requisite incremental innovations that make the coming generation of the devices lighter and faster. But perhaps the biggest change...
  • Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette

    Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette
    (This Sept. 15 story corrects headline, first and second paragraphs to show group contacting Amazon board also includes authors not published by Hachette) SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 1,000 authors, including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and...
  • Security flaws affect Amazon's Kindle e-books and Audible audiobooks

    Security flaws affect Amazon's Kindle e-books and Audible audiobooks
    Amazon is being forced to investigate a "security hole" that could let hackers gain access to customers' accounts via Kindle e-books. The security flaw affects Kindle users who downloaded hacked e-books containing a certain script in the title, the...
  • The Biblioracle: Pressing the case for publishers

    The Biblioracle: Pressing the case for publishers
    As of the moment of this writing, in the last 30 days, more than 75,000 books have been added to the Amazon Kindle Store. That's 2,500 books per day, over 100 per hour. In the time it will take me to write an initial draft of this column, more new books...
  • Amazon cuts Fire Phone price to as low as 99 cents with AT&T contract

    Amazon made a name for itself by selling products dirt-cheap, even if it came at a loss. Now comes one of the online retailer's craziest-sounding offers. Amazon chopped about $200 off the prices of its first smartphone on Monday, making a 32-gigabyte...
  • Free trial of Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service

    Free trial of Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service
    Read to your heart's content for free with Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service.  The new service, launched in July, offers a free 30-day trial with access to more than half a million ebooks and audiobooks across all genres for a...
  • Free $49 Amazon Student membership for college kids

    Free $49 Amazon Student membership for college kids
    Kids heading off to college can sign up for a free six month trial in the Amazon Student program. Sign up with an .EDU email to save on living essentials and textbooks along with unlimited two-day shipping. Plus, upgrade to one-day shipping for $3.99....
  • Music streaming services unleash a torrent of digital playlists

     Music streaming services unleash a torrent of digital playlists
    It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
  • Amazon CFO to retire

    Amazon.com Chief Financial Officer Thomas Szkutak plans to retire next June, ending a more than 12 year run as the online retailer's top finance executive. Brian Olsavsky, vice president of finance for Amazon's global consumer business, will succeed...