Crowd-sourcing hits the bookshelf

Feb 25, 2015
Kindle Scout, Amazon’s new online publishing platform, to release books.

Navy sailors get an e-reader called 'NeRD'

May 15, 2014
The Navy is giving submarine crews very expensive tablets that let sailors read pre-loaded books.

In which Kai Ryssdal has to settle for $22.40

Mar 25, 2014
The individual results from Amazon's e-book price fixing settlement.

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Jan 8, 2014
Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.

Amazon to open fan fiction bookstore

Jun 28, 2013
Amazon is rolling out a new online platform for fan fiction, that is, original stories that use famous characters from TV and movies.

Amazon pushes Kindles in classrooms

Oct 18, 2012
Getting the Kindle into the hands of students offers Amazon a golden opportunity to bite into Apple's iPad market.

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Walmart gives Amazon Kindle the boot

Sep 20, 2012
Walmart, following Target’s lead, will stop selling the Amazon Kindle. It’s recognition that the online retailer is a serious Walmart competitor.

Amazon takes on Apple in price more than features

Sep 7, 2012
Why the retail giant doesn’t mind not making money on Kindle Fire tablets.