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Following debut of the Kindle Store, Amazon launches Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite devices in Canada

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Amazon on Wednesday announced the Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite have arrived in Canada. The two family of devices support multiple languages, including English and French, the two official ones in the country. The latest generation Kindle is available for CDN$89 ($89.12). The Kindle Paperwhite with Wi-Fi is available for CDN$139...
Following debut of the Kindle Store, Amazon launches Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite devices in Canada

Amazon MP3 courts iPhone and iPod users, sidesteps Apple

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Amazon released a new mobile version of its Amazon MP3 store for iPhone and iPod touch this morning — targeting users of those popular Apple devices while sidestepping Apple itself. The revamp is a mobile website, developed in HTML5, that works in Apple’s Safari browser. By avoiding the Apple App...
Amazon MP3 courts iPhone and iPod users, sidesteps Apple
Amazon expands in-app purchasing to Mac, PC, And Web platforms

Amazon's new Kindles now available in Canada, Paperwhite starting at CAD $139

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Despite being our neighbors to the north, Canadians have had to sit patiently and wait for Amazon's refreshed line of e-readers to make their way to retail -- even the UK's had access to the E Ink slates. Now, just over five months later, the Paperwhite and latest generation...
Amazon's new Kindles now available in Canada, Paperwhite starting at CAD $139

Amazon offers developers its in-app purchasing service for video games on Mac, PC or the Web

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Amazon has announced an extension of its in-app purchasing API for developers that will allow users to purchase virtual goods and currencies from a Mac, PC or Web-based game using their Amazon account. It means that players can now use their stored credit card details, as well as gift certificates...
Amazon offers developers its in-app purchasing service for video games on Mac, PC or the Web
Amazon announces in-app purchasing service for Mac, PC, and web games

Apple faces $118,000 fine in China for e-book copyright infringement

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Apple has been fined 730,000 yuan (about $118,000) in China for copyright infringement. News of the fine came from China Daily News (hat tip to ZDNet), which reported the No. 2 Intermediate People's Court in Beijing ruled against Apple after it determined the works of three authors were sold...
Apple faces $118,000 fine in China for e-book copyright infringement

Authors Buy Way Onto Best-Seller Lists

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Last August, a book titled “Leapfrogging” hit The Wall Street Journal’s list of best-selling business titles upon its debut. The following week, sales of the book, written by first-time author Soren Kaplan, plunged 99% and it fell off the list. Something similar happened when the hardcover edition of “Networking is...
Authors Buy Way Onto Best-Seller Lists
Apple Promotes Self-Published Titles with New 'Breakout Books' Section

BitTorrent Book Promotion Drives 40% Of Downloaders To Book's Amazon Page

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Popular author Tim Ferriss got some attention recently when his latest book, The 4-Hour Chef was published by Amazon, with a big push to try to make it a best seller (the first Amazon published book to get such a push, apparently). This scared off Barnes & Noble who refused...
BitTorrent Book Promotion Drives 40% Of Downloaders To Book's Amazon Page
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Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author

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Recently, we highlighted the success of the first Humble Ebook Bundle by noting that with over 84,000 bundles sold, all those authors should be on best seller lists. That is fine and dandy on its own, but what does that mean in terms of money for the authors? With the...
Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author
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