Apple takes a byte out of Amazon's margins

Sep 2, 2010
Amazon is already reacting to the creation of Apple's new streaming TV service and set-top box....

A happy ending for Random House

Aug 25, 2010
Finally a publisher wins a fight in the brave new world of e-books. Last month, literary agent Andrew Wylie struck a deal with Amazon to publish a...

Amazon releases free games on Kindle

Aug 6, 2010
Because you can't go anywhere anymore without playing video games. Personally, I'd like to see games like Grand Theft Auto on the Kindle. But...

Bezos says Hemingway doesn't need embedded video

Jul 29, 2010
That's why there's no video or audio capability for the new super cheap Kindle, according to Jeff Bezos who runs/is Amazon.com. Of course, there IS...

MID-DAY UPDATE: A reason to check the mailbox again

Jul 20, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...

Amazon sells more invisible electric books than actual books

Jul 20, 2010
Hard cover ones anyway. Yeah, this one shocked me. Of course, I just downloaded War & Peace for free from Amazon so I guess anything is...

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Amazon gets patent for dual screen display reader

Jul 7, 2010
And Barnes & Noble does not. This could have big implications in the rapidly escalating dedicated book reading device skirmish between the two...

Kindle can run sound and video embeds in ebooks but just not on a Kindle.

Jun 28, 2010
Amazon is introducing a new version of the Kindle app for iPhone and iPad that allows for video or audio to embedded in a book. This functionality...

Android can kill remotely

Jun 25, 2010
Kill apps that is. The app store for the Android mobile platform identified two apps that it says violated the store's terms of services. They were...