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  • Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less

    Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less
    Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company....
  • Samsung Shutting Down Digital Movie and TV Service

    Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works. The consumer-...
  • 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...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • 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 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...
  • Simsbury Man Writes Book About Self-Defense For Women

    SIMSBURY — Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense. The 70-year-old Simsbury man, who started...
  • La Crescenta Library showcases teen-designed chairs

    La Crescenta Library showcases teen-designed chairs
    County teens took "reading from a chair" to a new level this summer with an exhibit at the La Crescenta Library this week. Dubbed "The Library Chair," the exhibit showcases wooden chairs transformed into art pieces. Each chair was created by a Teen...
  • Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription

    Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription
    Amazon.com appears to be testing a new subscription model that would give members all-you-can-read access to more than 600,000 ebooks for $9.99 a month.  The Kindle Unlimited program was first spotted by eagle-eyed users over at a Kindle forum. Most...
  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...