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Kindle books coming to your local library

Apr 20, 2011
Amazon just announced a new program to facilitate the "lending" of Kindle books through 11,000 libraries. No word yet on how long you'll be able to...
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle

Bill will stop tax-free online purchases

Apr 12, 2011
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is expected to introduce a bill after tax day that would change how you buy stuff over the Internet. The bill is called...
Posted In: Amazon, Congress

Amazon offers cheaper ad-supported Kindle

Apr 12, 2011
The new model will cost $114, that's 25 bucks off the current price. It goes on sale May 3rd. The ads will appear as screen savers and as small ba...
Posted In: advertising, Amazon, Google, Kindle

Radio Berkman: record labels and the age of hit singles

Apr 1, 2011
We've been following Amazon's efforts to get record labels on board about their new cloud-based music service. The tension between technology and...
Posted In: Amazon, Berkman Center

Amazon courting record labels

Mar 31, 2011
So this is kind of interesting. Amazon launched its cloud based music service the other day (I'm listening to Pet Sounds at work right now, loaded...
Posted In: Amazon, business, cloud, Entertainment, Sony

Amazon getting heat from record labels

Mar 30, 2011
Does anyone else think the term "record label" is outdated? No comment on whether the institution is outdated. Anyway, Amazon's new cloud service...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Sony

Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Lendle goes back up

Mar 23, 2011
Not sure what's going on with Amazon and Lendle at this point. No one's talking. But the Kindle book lending site called Lendle (get it?) is back...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Kindle, lendle

Amazon Appstore for Android launches

Mar 22, 2011
The long rumored Amazon store for Android devices is finally live as of today. They're offering a free download of the new Angry Birds game to...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, apps, gadgets, Google, Law

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