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Here's Your First Look At Stamped, The Wishlist App That Hollywood Celebs Are Obsessed With

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Earlier today we introduced you to Stamped, a refreshed app that aims to change the way you keep track of your favorite things. The new version works similarly to Twitter, and is an awesome place to keep all of your favorite things, from restaurants to books, movies, and music. Alyson Shontell...
Here's Your First Look At Stamped, The Wishlist App That Hollywood Celebs Are Obsessed With
Apple counts down to 50 billion app downloads with all time best sellers, $10,000 gift card

Measuring the iBook market

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In June of 2011 Apple announced that 130 million ebooks were sold through iTunes. In October of 2012 it announced that 400 million sold. That means 270 million ebooks were sold in 16 months. Or about 17 million units per month, on average. It also suggests 2012 ebook sales of...
Measuring the iBook market

Tor Books UK Says Ditching DRM Showed No Increase In Piracy

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We've never quite understood the purpose behind DRM, and have said so many times. It doesn't stop infringement, because the DRM is always cracked, and the crack always leads to a clean version. And once you have a clean version, it's available everywhere. Those who want to infringe will do...
Tor Books UK Says Ditching DRM Showed No Increase In Piracy

Humble Ebook Bundle Breaks $1 Million; All The Authors Should Be Best Sellers

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We've been talking about the first Humble eBook Bundle, which launched recently, and has taken off really successfully. Over the weekend, it zoomed past $1 million in money raised. As author John Scalzi (whose book Old Man's War is included in the bundle) noted, if Humble Bundle purchases were counted...
Humble Ebook Bundle Breaks $1 Million; All The Authors Should Be Best Sellers

Nokia Reading opens its pages to select European nations, more to follow

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Nokia's not shy when it comes to decorating the Lumia halls with proprietary and partnership apps. The latest addition? That Nokia Reading app we first saw announced at MWC. Owners of Lumia 900, 800, 710 and 610 phones in France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain and the UK will be...
Nokia Reading opens its pages to select European nations, more to follow

Sprint Phone Connect 2 will try to replace your landline on October 14th

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Last year, Sprint quietly stepped foot into the world of home and office phone solutions with the release of its Sprint Phone Connect service. In a nutshell, this 3G powered VOIP alternative gives would-be customers the option of transferring their existing home or office landline number to Sprint's flat...
Sprint Phone Connect 2 will try to replace your landline on October 14th

Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes

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As they do with any major new iPhone OS release, people have been tearing apart the iPhone OS 4.0 SDK from the very second it was available. Almost immediately, someone noticed that bits and pieces of iChat had found their way into the new software. By itself, it didn’t...
Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes
Amazon launches 'ebooks Kindle en Español' with over 30,000 Spanish-language titles
Google Play begins selling books and movies in Brazil as Kindle also expands books into the country
Google Play bookstore launches in Germany
Amazon’s Kindle Lending Library balloons to 100k books

Amazon Looks East: Launches First Japanese Language Kindle And Japanese Kindle Store

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Amazon continues to extend its reach into new markets and increase its focus in Asia: today it announced pre-orders for its first Japanese-language Kindle, the Paperwhite, and, in another first, it has now extended its Kindle Store into Japan, opening it with 50,000 titles in the library. It also today...
Amazon Looks East: Launches First Japanese Language Kindle And Japanese Kindle Store

[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900

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And we’re off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900 launched yesterday and was largely unavailable thanks to the Easter Bunny, the phone quickly skyrocketed to the top of Amazon’s best sellers list. The phone hovered around the 5th spot yesterday but jumped to the first and second spot today with...
[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900
Zaarly phases out buyer-centric marketplace to focus on sellers

HTC has sold around 5M One phones since launch, says exec

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale One of the great misfortunes of the gadget world is that, all too often the best devices don’t end up being the best-sellers. HTC knows this reality well. Like fellow smartphone laggard Nokia, the company is really good...
HTC has sold around 5M One phones since launch, says exec

Amazon launches Spanish-language Kindle store

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Hoping to tap into a new U.S. audience whose first language is Spanish, Amazon today launched “eBooks Kindle en Español,” which carries 30,000 e-books in Spanish — including an exclusive title by Paulo Coelho — and offers Spanish-language customer support. Amazon says that eBooks Kindle en Español offers “the most Spanish-language...
Amazon launches Spanish-language Kindle store
TikTakTo debuts its all-in-one approach to e-commerce
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Indochino Raises $13.5M Series B Led By Highland Consumer Fund, Launches New Line
Windows Phone's real test starts now

A Glimpse Of The Apocalypse: Walmart Customers Fight Over Phones On Black Friday

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On Black Friday, discounted boxed smartphones seem to be the equivalent of dry foods in a post-apocalyptic movie. This video, first spotted by the Telegraph, shows customers of a Walmart in Moultrie, Georgia duking it out over discounted pay-as-you-go smartphones. Walmart has announced that the big box retailer has...
A Glimpse Of The Apocalypse: Walmart Customers Fight Over Phones On Black Friday

Audiobooks.com members get free Android and iOS apps

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Audiobooks.com today announced free Android and iOS apps that allow the downloading and streaming of audio books on Android phones and tablets, as well as iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. You can download the apps for free from the Apple App Store and the Google Play store. While the apps are...
Audiobooks.com members get free Android and iOS apps

Amazon launches Kindle Singles in the UK

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When Amazon launched Kindle Singles in the United States in January 2011, the format was new: Ideas “expressed at their natural length,” in a format longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book, and sold for a couple dollars apiece. There are now 281 titles in the Kindle Singles...
Amazon launches Kindle Singles in the UK

With KDP Select, Amazon Gains Authors' Exclusivity—Cheap

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Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) released some select Kindle Owners’ Lending Library numbers today, aiming to position its KDP Select program as a good deal for self-published authors. The program is indeed a good deal for some self-published authors. But it is also a good deal for Amazon. The Kindle Owners’...
With KDP Select, Amazon Gains Authors' Exclusivity—Cheap
Press Any Button to Continue: The Story of Seattle’s Gaming Success

Zaarly Launches Storefronts to Help Sellers Promote Their Custom Goods

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Peer-to-peer local marketplace Zaarly, which lets people buy, sell, and request services from people in their neighborhood, today announced the launch of its Storefronts marketplace, which gives its sellers a devoted place to promote their custom goods or services. Since launching in 2011, the company has expanded across the U.S...
Zaarly Launches Storefronts to Help Sellers Promote Their Custom Goods

Digital Book World aims for a more accurate ebook bestseller list

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In the weeks that I’ve been putting together my ebook bestsellers breakdown, which examines the titles that are doing better in digital formats than in print and investigates how titles hit the bestseller list, one common key to success pops up over and over again: The power of a sale....
Digital Book World aims for a more accurate ebook bestseller list

Coming Soon to an iPad Near You: More Sesame Street Books

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Apparently, P is for partnership. The company behind Sesame Street has signed an expanded deal with digital book publisher Callaway Digital Arts to create three more iPad apps. The first title from the new partnership, The Great Cookie Thief, is due out this summer. Callaway had already partnered with Sesame...
Coming Soon to an iPad Near You: More Sesame Street Books

Apple docked $118,000 by China court for violating authors' copyrights

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Apple will have to pay three Chinese authors a total of $118,000 for stocking their books in its App Store without a proper say-so, according to China Daily. A court ruled that it was Apple's job to verify that third-party uploads met copyright requirements and that it had the...
Apple docked $118,000 by China court for violating authors' copyrights
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