Image via Wikipedia It’s official: electronic Kindle books are now outselling paperbacks on Amazon, marking a historically significant milestone in the publishing industry. Read the full story on Mashable.
Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle e-reader is getting access to Facebook and Twitter, along with several other enhancements, as part of a software update being sent wirelessly to the devices. Amazon said it has released the software to some Kindle owners and expects to send it to all users in late May. Source: AP Related articles by [...]
While most of the e-reader buzz of late revolves around Apple’s iPad device entry into the competition (see, e.g., iPad Could Threaten Sales of Other Devices in TechNewsdaily 29 Jan 2010), the publishing part of the equation is also in play. Several days ago Amazon blinked & accepted terms dictated by Macmillan re raising the [...]
E-book sharing offers one of the more intriguing differences between the Amazon Kindle and the Nook from Barnes & Noble — and, it turns out, a chance for Jeff Bezos to critique the upstart. After telling an interviewer for the NYT magazine that he would stick to his company policy of “not talking about other [...]