| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon.com, after debuting its first Internet set-top this spring, is now going after Google's low-cost Chromecast with its own $39 stick-based streaming adapter for HDTVs.
The Fire TV Stick, which plugs into the HDMI port on a TV set, provides...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
"A Surgeon's Story, The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris" by Roger Gosden and Pam Walker is the phenomenal story of a man who dedicated his work life to medicine and his free time to his family and nature.
Published by Williamsburg's Jamestowne...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:23 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:11 AM
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...