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Amazon intros Kindle Serials: buy once, get them all

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Amazon isn't content to limit its attention to hardware today. It just introduced Kindle Serials, a way of consuming a steady stream of content: buy once and you get all future issues of a text, with each appended to the other as they arrive. Developing... Follow the Amazon liveblog...
Amazon intros Kindle Serials: buy once, get them all

Margaret Atwood: doyenne of digital-savvy authors

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Margaret Atwood's online presence and prolific digital output should serve as an example to the tech-shy older authorWe're all familiar with the stereotype of the tech-shy older author, suspicious of ebooks and self-publishing, who has to be cajoled on to Twitter by their publicist. This couldn't be more unfair than...
Margaret Atwood: doyenne of digital-savvy authors

Amazon delves into book subscriptions with Kindle Serials

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Amazon's trying to bring back the once-popular subscription-based book model, offering Kindle owners a way to subscribe to serialized novels. [Read more]...
Amazon delves into book subscriptions with Kindle Serials

When you're selling "bite-size entertainment," what do you charge for the full meal?

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The Wall Street Journal has a package of stories this morning on “bite-size entertainment” — short movies, albums and serialized ebooks. These formats are optimized for mobile devices and aim to appeal to busy consumers with a lot of different media competing for their attention. But to me, the big question is...
When you're selling "bite-size entertainment," what do you charge for the full meal?

Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

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Amazon announced at a press conference Thursday four new tablets and one new ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as Kindle Serials a feature where  users can buy a serialized publication that will update automatically. Despite rumors, Amazon did not announce a smartphone. GigaOM’s Laura Owen live blogged from the LA...
Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader
Amazon Confirms The Launch Of Kindle Serials

Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Challenges French, and Facebook-Related Spam

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Twitter challenging a basic part of the French language, how Kindle Serials could change the way some books are written and a famous author taking on Wikipedia....
Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Challenges French, and Facebook-Related Spam

Amazon gets down and Dickensian with serialised stories for Kindle

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Online retailer takes a leaf out of Charles Dickens' book by publishing fiction ranging from romance to crime in instalmentsAmazon is following in the grand old footsteps of Charles Dickens by launching a series of serialised stories for the Kindle.Just as Dickens published novels including The Pickwick Papers and Oliver...
Amazon gets down and Dickensian with serialised stories for Kindle

When can a book be digital-only, and when does it need to be print too?

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Book publishers are increasingly experimenting with digital-first and digital-only initiatives, where they publish a book only as an ebook and then publish a print edition later, or never. It’s a good way to take a chance on unknown authors, but it also means that a book is not available in...
When can a book be digital-only, and when does it need to be print too?
Amazon: Who says the book is dead?

Amazon's Kindle Serials: Probably not the next 'Great Expectations'

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When I talk to people about my job, one thing I hear about a lot — besides the good old chestnut “I still love the feel of paper books” — is Charles Dickens. Literary devotees are like, oh, he issued his novels in installments, they were super popular and people...
Amazon's Kindle Serials: Probably not the next 'Great Expectations'

When you refer to the 1st season of the 9th Doctor as Doctor Who season one, you make kittens cry. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Doctor_Who_serials Always, always, always, PLEASE, always list what Doctor you are talking about...because your season

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When you refer to the 1st season of the 9th Doctor as Doctor Who season one, you make kittens cry. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Doctor_Who_serials Always, always, always, PLEASE, always list what Doctor you are talking about...because your season

Everything you need to know about today's Amazon Kindle event in LA

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At today’s Amazon Kindle event in LA, the ecommerce giant has made a number of announcements, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, an updated Kindle Fire and a brand new Kindle Fire HD. Here’s everything you need to know, now that the event has just come to a close: Kindle Paperwhite...
Everything you need to know about today's Amazon Kindle event in LA

Amazon announces pay-once, continue reading Kindle Serials

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a new Kindle publishing option called Kindle Singles today that will allow you to purchase a serial and get all of the other episodes delivered to you in sequence as they’re released. They announced an initial set that are going to be $1.99. There will also be...
Amazon announces pay-once, continue reading Kindle Serials

Gadget? What Gadget? Amazon Doubles Down on Content, Looks to the Really Long Term

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“But I really like the wall scrolls feel in my hands.” — Cicero. Not you. (Photo: flickr.com/irishwelcometours) Were you watching closely during Amazon’s Kindle press conference? Because if you were, you just saw Jeff Bezos make one of those centuries-long bets his friends are always talking about. Behold, the literary...
Gadget? What Gadget? Amazon Doubles Down on Content, Looks to the Really Long Term
Amazon announces Kindle Serials installment-based publishing program

Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing

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Throughout its 17-year history, Amazon has helped change the way that books are sold, the format in which they're read and how they are published. Now it could change how they're written. In addition to the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon introduced a subscription book format at...
Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing
Amazon Debuts 'Kindle Worlds,' Where Your Gossip Girl Fan Fiction Can Earn You Cash
French artist Moebius dead at 73
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