| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
If you think Amazon is out to rule the world of digital entertainment, here's more fuel for your fire.
The online retail giant recently added some of HBO's catalog of original shows to its list of Amazon Prime offerings. Now we hear that it has been...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Amazon entered the e-book subscription market Friday by launching Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix-like subscription service for e-books available for $9.99 a month.
Kindle Unlimited includes access to more than 600,000 e-books and thousands of audiobooks,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Leaked on Wednesday, launched on Friday: Meet Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's e-book subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for e-books.
Like Netflix, the idea is that the service will provide unfettered access to all the content you might imagine...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service available for $9.99 a month.
Similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, Kindle Unlimited makes available a library of 600,000 titles and...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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?
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:16 PM
In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Sony will cease production of its e-reader, according to reports in the U.K. and Germany. Earlier this year, the company closed its online e-book stores in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.
Sony will continue to produce its e-reader for Japan. A 13.3-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:04 AM
On Wednesday Amazon announced the launch of KDP Kids, where self-published authors can create illustrated children's e-books for its Kindle tablets and reading platform.
“Authors want to focus on telling great stories and we want to help them do...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions.
As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...