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Amazon Publishing to sell series of ebooks outside the Kindle Store

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It remains to be seen if it's a full-on change of policy, but it looks like Amazon is at least shifting it stance when it comes to where some of the ebooks put out by its Amazon Publishing division are sold. As you may recall, Barnes & Noble and...
Amazon Publishing to sell series of ebooks outside the Kindle Store
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“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

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The headline is actually a sentence lifted from a press release issued earlier this morning by music streaming and discovery company Deezer, which aims to rival the likes of Spotify and Rdio on an increasingly global level. Starting today, Deezer is apparently available in all of Eastern Europe in addition...
“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

In praise of … Robert Caro | Editorial

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Caro's mammoth project to record the life of Lyndon Johnson, though unfinished, already deserves legendary statusMulti-volume biographies of dead statesmen feel like a form of scholarship from another era. But Robert Caro on Lyndon Johnson is a supreme contemporary exception, a long, compulsively readable study of political power, not without...
In praise of … Robert Caro | Editorial

Bloomberg on mobile: 'You have to have a great mobile web experience'

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Oke Okaro talks apps, HTML5, and the role of 'companion experiences' in the future for TV and radioOke Okaro is global head of mobile at Bloomberg, having joined in 2010 from a similar role at ESPN. His job: to help fulfil the company's stated aim to deliver "essential news information...
Bloomberg on mobile: 'You have to have a great mobile web experience'

Would you have a QR code on your gravestone? | Poll

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QR codes are being inscribed on gravestones by a firm of funeral directors. The codes can be scanned by smartphones to open up online biographies of the dead person. Would want one on your grave?...
Would you have a QR code on your gravestone? | Poll
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Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography

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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin offered some early thoughts today on movie adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, which he has signed on to write. Sorkin was speaking at the D10 conference, and it sounds like he hasn’t actually written any of the screenplay yet — he said the initial stages of...
Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography
Amazon Will Sell Some E-Books Beyond The Kindle Store
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