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  • The Biblioracle: A wild hack at Vonnegut

    The Biblioracle: A wild hack at Vonnegut
    Amazon's Kindle Worlds program is their attempt to cash in on the fan fiction phenomenon. Amazon has licensed storytelling "worlds" such as "Vampire Diaries" or "Pretty Little Liars" and anyone and everyone is invited to write and publish their work on...
  • Amazon Prime hikes membership fee by $20 to $99 a year

    Do you love Amazon Prime’s unlimited two-day shipping? Endless streaming videos? The Kindle lending library? It’ll soon cost nearly $100 a year to partake. Amazon.com is raising the annual fee for subscribers to its Prime service to $99 from...
  • Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?

    Amazon.com has sent out invitations to members of the media for an April 2 event at which the company is expected to unveil a video-streaming device. The online retailer is scheduled to hold the event in New York at 8 a.m. PDT, according to a screenshot...
  • Amazon Is Plotting Free TV and Music-Video Streaming Service. But Stocked with What?

    Amazon.com is reportedly cooking up a new free, ad-supported video service -- with TV shows and music videos -- to complement its subscription VOD offering. But it isn't clear what content might be available through it, which would be the major factor...
  • Amazon Nabs '24' Exclusive Streaming Rights, Including '24: Live Another Day'

    It's official: Amazon.com's Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming service for all eight seasons of Fox's "24" and will also be the only SVOD service to offer event series "24: Live Another Day" later this year. Announcement comes after...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Video-Streaming and Gaming Set-Top for TVs

    Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix. As expected,...
  • Amazon's Fire TV Box: No-Brainer Strategy, But Will It Light Up Retailer's Revenue?

    Amazon poured millions of dollars into creating the Fire TV device -- but it's not clear when, or even if, the company will see a return on that investment. Amazon undoubtedly will sell a healthy number of the boxes, much as it has successfully pushed...
  • Amazon Aiming to Fire on All Video Cylinders, But It's Playing Catch-Up

    Amazon laid the final cornerstone in its blueprint to dominate home entertainment this week with the debut of Fire TV: a small, $99 box the e-commerce titan promises is the easiest way to bring Internet video, games and other digital media to HDTVs. The...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Make a play for Super Bowl freebies

    It's Freebie Friday! Make a play for Super Bowl freebies
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's a countdown to the big game and we have a super lineup of free stuff to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday. Make a play for free pizza, Cheerios, free museum visits. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on...
  • Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade

     Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade
    In the dark economic times of 2009, Dan Whitmore decided to give up being a lawyer in downtown Los Angeles to sell antiquarian books. "People in the firm thought I was nuts," he says. Now he runs Whitmore Rare Books from his home in Altadena. At 33, he'...
  • 'Veronica Mars,' 'Ravenswood' licensed for fan fiction on Amazon's Kindle Worlds

     
    "Veronica Mars" and "Ravenswood" have been licensed to Amazon's Kindle Worlds, allowing fans to write original stories based on characters and plots....