Ebooks

07.18.14
Amazon unveils iOS-compatible Kindle Unlimited service; all the books you can read for $10/month
07.18.14

Amazon unveils iOS-compatible Kindle Unlimited service; all the books you can read for $10/month

With subscription plans for music having taken hold in recent years, Amazon figured it might as we...

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07.16.14
Amazon testing Netflix-style subscription service for e-books
07.16.14

Amazon testing Netflix-style subscription service for e-books

Ever heard of Kindle Unlimited? Us either, at least not until now. Originally spotted by kboards,...

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07.11.14
Amazon sidesteps French ban on free shipping by charging a penny
07.11.14

Amazon sidesteps French ban on free shipping by charging a penny

France's "anti-Amazon" law prohibiting free shipping and discounts has now gone into effect, and A...

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07.08.14
Amazon appeals directly to authors in ongoing e-book dispute
07.08.14

Amazon appeals directly to authors in ongoing e-book dispute

Despite sounding like a rogue militant organization from G.I. Joe, Hachette is actually a book pub...

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06.18.14
Apple discounts the books Amazon refuses to stock
06.18.14

Apple discounts the books Amazon refuses to stock

If you head over to iTunes and look for book pre-orders at $9.99 or less, you may notice something...

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06.10.14
Amazon's updated Kindle apps let you seamlessly switch between text and audiobooks
06.10.14

Amazon's updated Kindle apps let you seamlessly switch between text and audiobooks

It's a hulking behemoth now, but let's not forget that Amazon got its start peddling books. It nev...

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06.02.14
Walmart exploits Amazon publisher feud to remind people that it still sells books
06.02.14

Walmart exploits Amazon publisher feud to remind people that it still sells books

While Amazon is caught up in an e-book pricing dispute with one of the world's biggest publishers,...

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05.23.14
Top publisher embraces Oyster's and Scribd's Netflix-like services for e-books
05.23.14

Top publisher embraces Oyster's and Scribd's Netflix-like services for e-books

Out of the five biggest publishers, HarperCollins was the first one that understood the potential...

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05.17.14
New algorithm turns 'Lord of the Flies' into an emotional ballad
05.17.14

New algorithm turns 'Lord of the Flies' into an emotional ballad

Sure, you've read Lord of the Flies, but have you ever danced to it? Well, now you can. Researcher...

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