| 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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The young adult novel "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman was published in 2009, but this past week it topped bestseller lists at Apple and Amazon. That's because there's a film on the way.
"If I Stay" the movie is out Aug. 22, starring Chloë Moretz as Mia...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:35 AM
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....
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet.
The No. 1 U.S. online retailer also...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Amazon updated its lineup of tablets and e-readers on Wednesday night, announcing two new devices and refreshing several others. The online retailer has been pushing an increasing amount of hardware, packing each of the devices with features that tout the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Amazon is being forced to investigate a "security hole" that could let hackers gain access to customers' accounts via Kindle e-books.
The security flaw affects Kindle users who downloaded hacked e-books containing a certain script in the title, the...
| Sep 12, 2014
As of the moment of this writing, in the last 30 days, more than 75,000 books have been added to the Amazon Kindle Store. That's 2,500 books per day, over 100 per hour.
In the time it will take me to write an initial draft of this column, more new books...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Amazon made a name for itself by selling products dirt-cheap, even if it came at a loss. Now comes one of the online retailer's craziest-sounding offers.
Amazon chopped about $200 off the prices of its first smartphone on Monday, making a 32-gigabyte...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:18 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...