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Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Flappers and chaperones

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This weekly feature examines certain ebooks’ paths to bestseller-dom, and highlights bestselling titles that are selling more copies in digital than in print. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty (Penguin/Riverhead) What it’s about: Silent movie star Louise Brooks, at age 15, is accompanied by 36-year-old Cora Carlisle from Wichita to New York. The...
Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Flappers and chaperones

Here Are The Hottest Products Shoppers Are Searching For

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As the holiday shopping season kicks off, consumers are flocking online to gobble up all the hottest products. Which products are they searching for? The researchers over at Experian have crunched the numbers for us. It looks like the winners so far are Uggs, Apple and Amazon: Top 10 Product...
Here Are The Hottest Products Shoppers Are Searching For

Archos 7od eReader

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Value is an interesting concept in technology: you can buy Android ICS tablets for half the price of Apple's iPad, but we've yet to see one that we would consider a bargain. And here comes the Archos 7od eReader, an ebook reading device half the price of the Amazon Kindle...
Archos 7od eReader

Amazon giving away 'tens of millions of dollars' in virtual money with launch of Amazon Coins

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Amazon launched its first digital currency today with a giveaway: 500 free Amazon Coins for every Kindle Fire customer. The coins, which are worth $5, can be used to buy games, app, and in-app purchases. Kindle Fire customers...
Amazon giving away 'tens of millions of dollars' in virtual money with launch of Amazon Coins

Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon

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The 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD goes far to correct many of the issues that plagued Amazon's first foray into tablets nearly a year ago. The Fire HD also introduces several tech enhancements over competing tablets, and while in the end the Kindle Fire HD falls short of Amazon's...
Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite shipments delayed for at least a month

Amazon Kindle Fire Sales May Reach 6M: Rohan

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Amazon's Kindle Fire could sell 6 million units for the fourth quarter, as the company prepares to announce fourth-quarter earnings Jan. 31. - Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) isn't a company prone to revealing unit sales for its Kindle line of e-readers and tablets, providing a constant source of consternation for analysts trying...
Amazon Kindle Fire Sales May Reach 6M: Rohan

Amazon Kindle app for Windows 8, RT adds in-app book purchases for touchscreens

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Amazon's Kindle app for Windows 8 and RT was one of the first to reach the Windows Store, but it hasn't been very seamless for those purchasing more e-books from a touchscreen. An update today puts them on an equal plane: there's now an in-app Kindle Store for tablets...
Amazon Kindle app for Windows 8, RT adds in-app book purchases for touchscreens

Coming Soon From Amazon: Kindle Towering Inferno

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Here’s another report to add to the chorus of predictions that Amazon is gearing up to launch a larger version of its Kindle Fire tablet. The occasionally reliable Digitimes claims that Foxconn has won the contract for a new 10-inch Fire and is expected to begin shipping the devices in...
Coming Soon From Amazon: Kindle Towering Inferno

Here's How Microsoft's Surface Tablet Compares In Price To The Most Popular Tablets (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

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Microsoft accidentally leaked pricing for its Surface tablet this morning. It'll start at $499, but you'll need to pay an extra $100 to get the entry-level tablet along with the special snap-on keyboard accessory. The Surface goes on sale October 26, making the tablet space is going to be extremely...
Here's How Microsoft's Surface Tablet Compares In Price To The Most Popular Tablets (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

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E-reader and tablet owners read more books — print and digital — than people who don’t own those devices. In its new report, “The Rise of E-reading,” the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that the average e-book reader read 24 books in the past 12 months, while the average...
Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

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While it's still got some distance to make up, BlackBerry has swiftly reached a milestone of sorts -- its first 100,000 apps. According to the announcement, BB10 has notched up over 30,000 new games and apps over the last seven weeks, all before it's even entered the USA. Notable...
BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

How can Amazon pay tax on profits it doesn't make? | Alex Hern

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Reports of tax avoidance miss the real story: Amazon and its investors are so hellbent on growth they're giving stuff awayA Guardian investigation has revealed that Amazon paid just £3.2m in corporation tax in the UK last year. But this says less about the company's tax avoidance, and more about...
How can Amazon pay tax on profits it doesn't make? | Alex Hern

Report: For every 7 iOS apps built, there are 3 for Android

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Analytics firm Flurry has dissected developer ratios for Apple and Google’s mobile platforms as their respective annual conferences are on the horizon, and research findings show the two companies boast a combined market cap of approximately $750 billion. The study compared developer support for iOS versus Android by examining data...
Report: For every 7 iOS apps built, there are 3 for Android

arainert: Love the new Amazon Kindle TV Commercial. Said...

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arainert: Love the new Amazon Kindle TV Commercial. Said commercial that I was previously talking about. It's a good one. Amazon's event is starting shortly....
arainert: Love the new Amazon Kindle TV Commercial. Said...

iPad mini ad impressions growing 28% per day, outperforms last year's Kindle Fire

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A month after hitting store shelves, Apple's iPad mini is showing 28 percent growth in ad impressions per day, beating the performance of last year's hot-selling Amazon Kindle Fire, says one mobile advertising firm....
iPad mini ad impressions growing 28% per day, outperforms last year's Kindle Fire

Smaller Windows 8 tablets will be huge

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Microsoft has confirmed that smaller Windows 8 tablets will come to market in the near future. These will fill a gap in the Windows ecosystem and boost demand for Windows 8 by addressing key downsides to the early Surface tablets. Windows tablet sales seemed to start off impressively, but...
Smaller Windows 8 tablets will be huge

O, Bezos! Found Poetry From the Big Amazon Kindle Reveal

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Behold, the lyric genius of Amazon....
O, Bezos! Found Poetry From the Big Amazon Kindle Reveal

6waves Lolapps chief denies copying Spry Fox’s social game (exclusive)

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Rex Ng, chief executive of 6waves Lolapps, denied allegations that his company violated copyright law in copying Spry Fox’s social game on Facebook. Spry Fox, a small game developer in Seattle, said last Sunday it filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against 6waves Lolapps because 6waves’ Yeti Town mobile game...
6waves Lolapps chief denies copying Spry Fox’s social game (exclusive)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD called 'ambitious,' but unlikely to dethrone Apple's iPad

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Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD lineup offers a variety of options at aggressive price points, but Apple's iPad -- particularly with the anticipated October launch of a so-called "iPad mini" -- is expected to remain the market leader....
Amazon Kindle Fire HD called 'ambitious,' but unlikely to dethrone Apple's iPad

One week in, how are the Harry Potter e-books selling?

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It’s been a week since the Pottermore shop launched – making the Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks available legally for the first time. Seven days in, how is Harry selling? Since Pottermore is mum on actual sales numbers — and the New York Times and USA Today aren’t yet tracking the...
One week in, how are the Harry Potter e-books selling?

Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

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Barnes & Noble announced today that Pinterest has launched a dedicated app for many of its Nook tablets, and will come preloaded alongside an overhauled Facebook app for new devices starting today. The Pinterest app is available from the Nook store immediately and should give tablet owners all of the...
Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

U.S. State Department pulls plug on big Kindle contract

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Well, here’s a very peculiar story with an odd twist. Two months ago we reported that the U.S. Department of State had planned to award a 5-year, $16.5 million contract to Amazon.com to put tens of thousands of Kindle electronic readers into educational centers around the world. The goal was to...
U.S. State Department pulls plug on big Kindle contract

Boot up: Kindle Fire hype?, iPhone 5 blueprints, Hillsborough and tech, and more

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Plus 0xCharlie joins Twitter, voice control for ultrabooks, ITC clears Apple of Samsung charge, how to save NFC and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamHacking legend Charlie Miller signs on with Twitter >> V3.co.ukLegendary hacker and security reacher Charlie...
Boot up: Kindle Fire hype?, iPhone 5 blueprints, Hillsborough and tech, and more

Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

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Demand for cheap tablets drove gains, though mobile phone company warns of reduced profits because of cut-price dealsCarphone Warehouse has surpassed analysts' expectations with a 16% rise in UK revenues as shoppers rushed to buy low-priced tablet computers.Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer reported high demand for the £99 Amazon...
Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

Kindle Fire Plus $50 Gift Card for $199

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Walmart is offering $50 gift certificates with the Amazon Kindle Fire....
Kindle Fire Plus $50 Gift Card for $199

SlingPlayer for the Kindle Fire is now available in the Amazon Appstore

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Those of you with an Amazon Kindle Fire can now grab the SlingPlayer app made just for you. Assuming you have a Slingbox Solo or Pro-HD at home, you will be able to watch anything from your home TV and DVR from anywhere on your Kindle Fire as long...
SlingPlayer for the Kindle Fire is now available in the Amazon Appstore

Mobile app news roundup: iPhone 5 coming to China, Windows 8 phone releases, DeNA and Yahoo! expand alliance

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Applits.com partners with Buzztouch — Applits.com announced that users who submit their app ideas to its monthly contest and receive the most interest from the community will now be able to use Buzztouch’s hosted software to create and manage their app. DeNA and Yahoo! expand their business alliance —...
Mobile app news roundup: iPhone 5 coming to China, Windows 8 phone releases, DeNA and Yahoo! expand alliance

Why an Amazon Kindle Smartphone Will Be a Tough Sell

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The Web is all abuzz today with rumors about an upcoming smartphone from Amazon.com....
Why an Amazon Kindle Smartphone Will Be a Tough Sell
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