| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:07 PM
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....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:59 AM
VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:19 AM
AT&T is making an offer new customers can't refuse.
Get a year of bundled boardband Internet service that incudes U-verse TV, a year of free HBO and Amazon Prime for new residential service.
Pay $39 for 12 months for U-verse Internet and TV, aHBO...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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 www....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:04 AM
On Wednesday Amazon announced the launch of KDP Kids, where self-published authors can create illustrated children's e-books for its Kindle tablets and reading platform.
“Authors want to focus on telling great stories and we want to help them do...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions.
As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
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...