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  • Top 10 coolest items for school

    Top 10 coolest items for school
    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....
  • Copy of 'Mein Kampf' said to be Adolf Hitler's sells for only $30,000

    Copy of 'Mein Kampf' said to be Adolf Hitler's sells for only $30,000
    A book said to be Adolf Hitler's personal copy of "Mein Kampf" has sold at auction in England for only $30,000 -- that's $64,000 less than the estimate. “It's the only copy of Mein Kampf that belonged to Hitler – and although controversial...
  • Scribd adds audiobooks in Netflix-for-books race

    Scribd adds audiobooks in Netflix-for-books race
    Subscription-based e-book lending service Scribd is now offering audiobooks, the company announced Thursday. Scribd is one of three top contenders -- alongside Oyster and Amazon's Kindle Unlimited -- in the race to become the leading Netflix-for-books...
  • Hachette and Amazon reach e-book deal after 6-month dispute

    Hachette and Amazon have reached a deal over e-books and print sales, the two companies announced Thursday. They have been locked in an unusually public dispute over pricing since May. While the new e-book terms will not take effect until early 2015,...
  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...
  • Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company

    Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company
    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. Lassoff, 40,...
  • Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

    Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab
    Amazon.com will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected smart home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies. The plans, detailed in...
  • 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...
  • 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...