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AT&T to carry Amazon's 3G Kindle in stores

Starting March 6, the Dallas-based phone company will carry the 3G-enabled Amazon Kindle in AT&T retail locations across the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 28, 2011; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  E-books, Gadgets, Mobile  
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Borders turns page to Chapter 11

Yet another analog bookseller has taken a step closer to a digital demise. Borders filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning, hoping to restructure its finances and reboot its operations. The book retailer announced the news this morning. At a site set up for the occasion, Borders comforted customers that...

By Rob Pegoraro  | February 16, 2011; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  E-books, Shopping  
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Apple demands subscription revenue from publishers

Apple describes the subscription option it just launched for iPhone and iPad applications as a convenience to customers. That it may be. But to any company looking to do business through an app for Apple's mobile devices, it's more like a form of financial hijacking. The Cupertino, Calif., company's press...

By Rob Pegoraro  | February 15, 2011; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Apple, E-books, Shopping, The business we have chosen  
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Kindle adds real page numbers, public notes to new release

Kindle adds real page numbers, public notes to new release

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 8, 2011; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  E-books, Gadgets, Pleasant surprises  
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Apple bans Sony e-reader app; are others next?

Apple rejected a Sony e-reader app for allowing customers to read books purchased outside of Apple's App Store. So says a New York Times story that describes a major change in how media companies can do business with customers on Apple's mobile devices: The company has told some applications developers,...

By Rob Pegoraro  | February 1, 2011; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Apple, E-books, Mobile  
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So many books, so little time? Amazon now selling shorter prose as Kindle Singles

Short-attention-span readers have a new option from Amazon: "Kindle Singles," short pieces selling at pocket-change prices for the Seattle retailer's e-book readers and software. Amazon's press release defines a Kindle Single as such: Typically between 5,000 and 30,000 words, each Kindle Single is intended to allow a single killer idea...

By Rob Pegoraro  | January 26, 2011; 12:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  DRM, E-books  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Barnes and Noble may phase out the Nook 3G, Hayley Tsukayama , January 25, 2011
Barnes & Noble NookColor review, with video, Rob Pegoraro , December 7, 2010
Google readies Google Editions e-book store, Rob Pegoraro , December 1, 2010
Barnes & Noble, Amazon slash e-reader prices, Rob Pegoraro , June 21, 2010
Apple's iPad: First impressions, Rob Pegoraro , April 3, 2010
Answers to (some) iPad questions, Rob Pegoraro , January 28, 2010
E-read all about it at CES, Rob Pegoraro , January 8, 2010
A quick read on Amazon's Kindle for PC software, Rob Pegoraro , November 11, 2009
Disney Does Digital Books, Rob Pegoraro , September 29, 2009
 
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