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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....
  • Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more

    Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Five boys ages 16 to 20 stole a iPhone 5C with blue-and-gray cell phone case, valued at $425, from the hand of a Round Lake resident sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 11:35 p.m. May 20. The five...
  • Interactive e-book lends advice to women who travel

    If there were a Girl Scout badge for travel, you'd surely earn it after using these tips. Name: "101 Tips for Women Travelers E-book," www.oattravel.com/101tips Available: Interactive flipbook; .pdf for laptop or personal computers; .epub for iPad...
  • Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service

    Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service
    Amazon is joining the hotly contested online music streaming business by launching its own service.  Prime Music is available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime, the company's $99-a-year membership program that includes free two-day shipping, a...
  • Amazon's smartphone to be controlled with tilt gestures, report says

    Amazon.com is rumored to be working on a smartphone that will go on sale later this year, and a report said Tuesday that users will be able to control the gadget by simply tilting it around in different directions. The rumored device is expected to...
  • Amazon Local coupon for 30 Kindle books for $1.99 each

    Amazon Local coupon for 30 Kindle books for $1.99 each
    If you're looking for summer reading material, Amazon Local is offering a free coupon good for 30 Kindle downloads for $1.99 each. The books normally cost $3.99 to $4.99 each. Titles offered include "Plea of Insanity" by Jilliane Hoffman and several...
  • Barnes & Noble Hooks Samsung for Co-Branded Nook Tablets

    Barnes & Noble hasn't given up on tablets yet: The bookseller announced a deal with Samsung Electronics America to develop co-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablets outfitted with B&N's e-reader software. The companies expect to box a 7-inch version...
  • 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 unveils Fire smartphone

    Amazon.com Inc. has finally launched its own smartphone, the Fire, that at its core is a hub for all things Amazon. Fire is the latest addition to the e-commerce behemoth's deep arsenal of products and services and brings together many of those wide-...
  • Local tennis notebook (many topics): Menchville seeks next step; could GOP primary winner be watching Saturday?

    Menchville seeks next step, but TJ guys loom now Though they've hit a huge roadblock in an academically elite school named after our nation's third president, this will go down as a huge year for Menchville High's Monarchs, and especially sophomore...
  • Amazon and Hachette: The dispute in 13 easy steps

    An unusually public battle is being waged between Amazon and one of America's top five publishers, Hachette. Why the rancor? Here's what you need to know. 1. What is Hachette? Although Hachette publishes about 1,000 books a year, you've probably...