| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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....
| 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-...