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Amazon's Kindle Ice Queen Is Back, Now With a Couple of Kids

AdWeek – 2012-02-10

After seeing Samsung's spirited swing at Apple users, Amazon's continuing anti-Apple pandering just feels weak. The new ad for the Kindle Fire pits a dorky, single iPad user against a Kindle-reading mom in a bikini—the same ice queen from the 2010...
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The Value Of a Book

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

How much money is a book really worth? Is it the $25 to $30 publishers typically ask for the hardcover edition? Is it the discounted price plus shipping that an online retailer charges? What if there’s only a Kindle edition you can buy, for 99...
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Self-published author claims Kindle top spot

The Bookseller – 2012-02-08

Self-published crime writer Kerry Wilkinson claimed the top spot in the UK Kindle bestseller...
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Ebook sales are being driven by downmarket genre fiction

Guardian – 2012-02-06

Publishers face secrecy over sales and an absence of industry-wide data to help them plot strategyKindle-owning bibliophiles are furtive beasts. Their shelves still boast classics and Booker winners. But inside that plastic case, other things lurk....
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Is the Time Right for Bundling?

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

In a world where people increasingly consume their content on multiple platforms—watching TV recorded on their DVR, as well as downloaded to their iPad; reading the New York Times in print Sunday mornings, on their Kindle during the morning...
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Now and Then Jumps into Digital Short Pool

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

In early 2011, Amazon launched Kindle Singles, and among those who saw the potential of the short-form digital content model were Chandos Erwin, managing director of the digital agency Oatmeal Beach, and Ivan Dee, founder of Ivan R. Dee Inc. (now an...
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Amazon ups UK e-book sales five-fold

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Amazon.co.uk increased Kindle e-book sales by five times in its fourth quarter but its parent...
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No More Pencils, No More Books

AllThingsD – 2012-02-01

Can’t wait for high school calculus iBooks where kids have to triangulate Kindle sales with rubbish percentage data –Dan Frommer, via Twitter
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VIDEO: Amazon expects low growth for late 2011

BBC News – 2012-01-31

Amazon has been pushing into new markets with products like the Kindle e-book, but investors are worried that the expansion is coming at the expense of profits.
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One in four Americans own an e-book reader or tablet

Betanews – 2012-01-24

That's a dramatic change from just a few months ago and, perhaps not coincidentally, before new Nooks and Kindles lowered price of entry for both categories. Between December and January, the number of Americans owning one of the devices rose to 29...
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Amazon Expected to Cut Kindle Fire Orders in Half as New iPad Looms

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Sources from Amazon's supply chain in the Far East indicated to DigiTimes that Kindle Fire orders with original device manufacturers are expected to be just 3 million units this quarter. That's half the 6 million units Amazon reportedly shipp ...
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New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Add the New York Post to the growing list of publications that are releasing apps optimized for the Kindle Fire and in this case, other seven-inch Android tablets too. “This app adds to our array of critically-acclaimed and successful app ...
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Amazon moves closer to Brazil e-book launch

The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Amazon has hired Mauro Widman as Kindle "vendor manager" in Brazil, to prepare for a...
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Harry Potter magic helps Bloomsbury Publishing to bumper Christmas

Guardian – 2012-01-16

Sales of ebooks up 38% thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and Harry Potter box setBloomsbury Publishing has reported a bumper Christmas with sales of ebooks up 38%, thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and the Harry Potter box...
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Ebooks and apps innovation exciting publishers despite price concerns

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Companies hope quality will be key weapon against wave of 99p competition on ebook and app storesThe evolution of books into interactive, digital products is far from over, according to Henry Volans, head of digital publishing at Faber & Faber....
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Kindles and tablets strong for Tesco

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Sales of Kindles and tablet computers helped boost revenue for Tesco electronics over Christmas,...
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Kindle Store for iPad Dodges Apple's 30 Percent Rule

AllThingsD – 2012-01-11

Amazon's Kindle Store is now iPad optimized. The company on Tuesday introduced a new touch-friendly version of its e-book storefront for iPad that allows readers to purchase and read Kindle books whether it be in Safari with Kindle Cloud Reader or...
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Amazon launches new touch-friendly Kindle Store for iPad

GigaOM – 2012-01-10

Amazon has now broken out its touch-friendly shopping experience for the iPad from its Kindle Cloud Reader product, in an effort to make it easier for everyone to buy books from the Kindle Store, and quickly read those purchases in Amazon's native...
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1 in 40 people now have e-readers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Over 90% of the e-readers bought over Christmas were Kindles, according to research released...
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Christmas Day 'biggest ever' for Kindle

The Bookseller – 2011-12-29

Amazon.com has said Christmas Day was the "biggest ever day for Kindle book downloads,...
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