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  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    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?  The...
  • Hachette buys Perseus as Amazon dispute bites J.K. Rowling

    Hachette, one of the "big five" companies in publishing, announced Tuesday that it will acquire the sixth-largest publisher, Perseus Books Group. Industry observers suggest the consolidation will bolster Hachette's position in its ongoing dispute with...
  • Barnes & Noble to split bookstore, Nook units

    Barnes & Noble to split bookstore, Nook units
    Faced with dropping e-reader sales, Barnes & Noble Inc. said Wednesday that it is spinning off its Nook business as a separate public company in an effort to boost shareholder value. The split will be completed by the first quarter of next year, the...
  • Samsung Shutting Down Digital Movie and TV Service

    Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works. The consumer-...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
  • Amazon.com unveils the Fire Phone, its first smartphone

    Amazon.com unveils the Fire Phone, its first smartphone
    Amazon.com has officially launched the Fire Phone, its first smartphone, after years of rumors. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle shortly after 10:30 a.m. PDT to unveil the smartphone, which boasts a 4.7-inch screen, 13-megapixel...
  • Amazon Fire smartphone includes retail bombshell

    Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly. Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire Phone, in Bid to Challenge Apple's iPhone

    Amazon took the wraps off the Fire Phone -- priced $100 lower than similar iPhone models -- and because the e-commerce company will not be relying on gigantic sales of the new gadget, it could represent Apple's most formidable rival in the category. At a...
  • 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-...
  • 'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King

    'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King
    When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid. "I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free bowling at AMF lanes

    It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free bowling at AMF lanes
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today, I have rounded up some crazy-good freebies, retail coupons and savings on fun: $10 off at Macy's, free bowling a AMF lanes on Saturday and free Apple Camp for kids in July. You can even make a free 3D bracelet. Have a...