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The Bookseller – 2012-08-06 customers are buying more Kindle books than print books, both hardback and...
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Amazon quietly introduces Kindle rentals for US readers, bases prices on duration

Think you can finish a 168-page novel in a month? It might pay to opt for Amazon's new Kindle rental feature, now available on an incredibly limited number of titles. A few options published by... | Engadget – 2013-01-19

Amazon launches Kindle in Canada

Amazon today (24th January) launches its Kindle range in Canada, the e-reading heartland of... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-24

Amazon's E-Book Business Is Up 70 Percent, but It's Still Not Disclosing Kindle Sales

Whatever Kindle sales were in Q4, they could have been better had Amazon not sold out of its flagship e-reader. | AllThingsD – 2013-01-30

Amazon shares climb on Kindle e-book optimism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Inc shares climbed more than 4 percent on Tuesday after an analyst note fueled optimism about the company's Kindle e-book business. | Reuters – 2013-02-14

Why I love Kindle

I had a nice surprise Valentine’s Day gift delivered to my door this morning -- a box of ten copies of my new novel (I Know What You Did Last Supper) courtesy of my publisher and fresh off the... | Betanews – 2013-02-14

How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Finally, a way to browse the Kindle Lending Library in your browser. As an avid reader, and an especially big fan of ebooks, I thought subscribing to Amazon Prime seemed like a good idea. After all,... | PC World – 2013-02-16

Convert a Kindle ebook to a different format

When you buy an ebook from Amazon, it's yours, right? Technically speaking, Amazon is merely licensing the book to you. And the company can, seemingly on a whim, close your account and delete all... | PC World – 2013-02-19

Indie booksellers in anti-trust dream over Kindle

In a legal motion that brings to mind Sancho Panza and Don Quixote, three independent bookstores, including tiny Posman Books in Grand Central, have filed a class action suit charging and... | Crains New York – 2013-02-22

Authors face change as Amazon tightens affiliate policy on free Kindle books

Amazon is cracking down on a policy that allows blogs and websites to earn money when users download free ebooks through their affiliate links. That means big changes in the ways that some... | GigaOM – 2013-02-27

PSA: Kindle iOS app users should not update to version 3.6.1

This one's coming straight from the horse's mouth. Amazon is acknowledging a "known issue" with version 3.6.1 of its Kindle app for iOS -- the company is recommending that current users avoid the... | Engadget – 2013-02-27

Amazon's Kindle Gets Exclusive Role In New PTA Family Reading Program

Amazon's got a new Kindle promotion vehicle, thanks to the National PTA, which wants to boost kids' reading with their families. Amazon's Kindle is the exclusive sponsor of the new Family Reading... | Fast Company – 2013-02-28

Germany's Tolino is 'national alternative' to Kindle

Deutsche Telekom has confirmed it is bringing out an e-reader in collaboration with booksellers... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-01

Kindle Paperwhite is my new favorite gadget [Review]

When I wrote Why I Love Kindle back in February I said I was intending to upgrade to a Kindle Paperwhite soon. Three weeks later, timed so I can buy a Kindle copy of my own book (my publisher only... | Betanews – 2013-03-07

Amazon launches “Send to Kindle” button for web publishers and WordPress blogs

Amazon launched a "Send to Kindle" button that publishers can add to their websites. The Washington Post and Time are among the first to sign up. "Send to Kindle" is Amazon's answer to read-it-later... | GigaOM – 2013-03-20

'Send to Kindle', and read it later

Last night something strange caught my attention, nearly enough to post a late-day story. Then this morning I got a little email nudge from Amazon PR, and thought: "Yeah. Why not?" The timing and... | Betanews – 2013-03-20

Kindle drives Amazon print sales

New entrants to the UK e-book market buy more books, but tend to buy more from Amazon, even for... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-16

Amazon reportedly launching in Russia, goes on Kindle-related hiring spree

Amazon is fleshing out its international empire. The company has already conquered the US, Japan, UK and Canada, and has even launched an ebook assault on the Chinese mainland. Now it looks like the... | Engadget – 2013-04-19

I Love My Kindle. Am I a Dinosaur?

It only took a few years for the Kindle to go from cutting-edge to old-fashioned. At the risk of looking like a tech dinosaur, Hannah Johnson still prefers the Kindle. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-25

Startup BookShout raises $6M; no longer lets users import their Kindle and Nook books

Dallas-based book startup BookShout has raised $6 million in its second funding round. When the company launched, it allowed users to import their Nook and Kindle books onto the platform, but that... | GigaOM – 2013-04-25

Amazon's new China app store could help pave way for Kindle products has updated its mobile app store to include support for its Chinese customers, in a sign that the U.S. company could be preparing to sell its Kindle e-readers and tablets in the... | PC World – 2013-05-06

Baker & Taylor launches app for reading library ebooks, but still doesn’t support Kindle

Digital library distributor Baker & Taylor launched an app Monday that will let library patrons read ebooks on iOS and Android devices.     | GigaOM – 2013-05-06

RNIB hails Kindle app 'breakthrough'

A new Kindle app from Amazon will help blind and partially sighted people to access 1.5m titles... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-07

Amazon Publishing launches Kindle Love Stories podcast, focused on romance books

Amazon Publishing is launching a weekly romance podcast, "Kindle Love Stories." The podcast will include a discussion group at Goodreads, the reading-focused social network that Amazon recently... | GigaOM – 2013-05-13

Amazon’s new Kindle Worlds gives authors a way to sell fan fiction without legal hassles

Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl. Amazon Publishing retains the rights to the works and will... | GigaOM – 2013-05-22

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's... | Engadget – 2013-05-22

Amazon's Kindle Worlds: A Way to Sell Fan Fiction Without Legal Hassles

Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl. Amazon Publishing retains the rights to the works and... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-05-22

Amazon's Kindle Worlds will allow writers to sell fan fiction

The digital publishing platform will let fans write, publish, and sell the stories they've written based on popular books, TV shows, and more. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-23

Amazon's Kindle Worlds fan fiction publisher draws mixed reactions

Some see Amazon's Kindle Worlds fan fiction publishing platform as a great marketing move, while others are wary of Amazon's ownership of ideas. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-28

Kindle Fire and Paperwhite Readers Coming to China in June

Reports from China say Amazon will launch both the Kindle Paperwhite and Fire devices in China this June, prices range from 849 RMB ($134) for the Paperwhite and 1400-1500 RMB ($222-238) for the... | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-30

Amazon's Kindle comes to China: Paperwhite for $138, Fire HD for $244 (16GB) or $293 (32GB)

Amazon launched its Kindle e-book platform into China last Christmas, but locals looking to get their mitts on the company's hardware had to look, ahem, elsewhere. Fortunately for everyone but grey... | Engadget – 2013-06-07

Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

After remaining quiet on the hardware front for years,'s China business has finally brought the company's Kindle tablet and Kindle e-reader to the country. On Friday, both the Kindle... | PC World – 2013-06-07

Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-11

Amazon's bringing its Kindle Fire HD 7, 8.9 to India on June 27th

Having recently rebranded its operations in India under the Amazon name, the retailer announced today that it's launching the Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9 there later this month. Due on June 27th, the... | Engadget – 2013-06-13

Howey, Stephenson join Kindle Worlds

Amazon Publishing has added Hugh Howey's Silo Saga to its Kindle Worlds platform, designed... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-20

Kindle Worlds: Bringing Fanfiction Into Line But Not Online?

Limiting Kindle Worlds to the ebook form may cater the needs of licensors, but it is counter to the ethos, habits and desires of fanfiction writers and readers. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-25

New in Kindle Format, ‘The Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ by Rex Weiner

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Available for the first time in an exclusive ebook version from Cultmachine, "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane" (ISBN: 978-0-9840327-6-1) by journalist and... | Publishers Newswire – 2013-06-01

Amazon opens up Kindle Worlds Store, for all your licensed fan fic needs

Come on now, why are you wasting your time here, when you could be reading some Gossip Girl fan fic? Roughly a month after announcing its licensed character publishing platform, Amazon has taken the... | Engadget – 2013-06-27

Kindle Worlds opens for business

Amazon's Kindle Worlds platform has opened in the US, with its guidelines advising that it is... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-28

Amazon Kindle tops yearly Japan e-reader sales five months after launch's Kindle e-reader has dominated the competition in Japan since its launch last year, according to new research, showing the company's low pricing and powerful brand may have overcome its... | PC World – 2013-07-02

Convert a PDF for Kindle viewing, no software required

If you rely on a Kindle (or Kindle app) for reading, you probably know that it supports not only ebooks, but also PDFs. In fact, if you've done your homework, you also know that your Kindle (or... | PC World – 2013-07-16

Amazon Kicks Off 'Kindle Singles Interview' Series

Expanding the range of its Kindle Singles offerings, Amazon has kicked off an interview series on the e-reader. The first installment of "The Kindle Singles Interview" series features... | AdWeek – 2013-07-25

Amazon's Kindle Singles will include interviews with 'iconic figures'

Amazon's Kindle Singles will feature interviews with some of the world's biggest names as part of their Kindle Singles store. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-07-26

Kindle Singles: Growing, but Maintains Focus

The Kindle Singles store, according to its editor David Blum, is “like a bookstore where the manager also edits the books.” Blum is that manager-editor, and under his guidance the store has grown... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-07-26

Kindle team finds handy way to benefit from Obama visiting Amazon warehouse

When President Obama gives a jobs speech from Amazon's Chattanooga warehouse on Tuesday, he'll also provide an interview that Amazon plans to publish as a Kindle Single tomorrow. | GigaOM – 2013-07-31

Amazon to launch Kindle Singles ebook of Barack Obama interview

US president's visit to Amazon warehouse continues to spark criticism from the books industryPresident Barack Obama's decision to give a high-profile speech on jobs and corporate tax rates during a... | Guardian – 2013-07-31

Now in Kindle eBook format, ‘Celestial Inferno: Poems of Another Realm’ by poet Aaron Ozee

ADDISON, Ill. /Publishers Newswire/ -- "Celestial Inferno: Poems of Another Realm," initially released in hardcover, is now available as an eBook through Amazon as a Kindle edition (ASIN: B00C9PEW3U;... | Publishers Newswire – 2013-05-10

Kindle for Android app updated with library sorting, keeps a watchful eye on remaining read time

Amazon's Android-flavored reading app is offering up a couple more of its own e-reader's features for those with Google-fied devices. Just like folks with Kindles have already encountered, the Kindle... | Engadget – 2013-08-14

Now in Kindle Edition, ‘Prosperous Priestess Handbook: A Guide to Unlock the Secret Riches of Your Inner Creation Goddess’ by Lisa Michaels

ATLANTA, Ga. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Now in Kindle Edition: Discover the secret of creating a spirit rich, financially thriving divine feminine life and business with award-winning author Lisa... | Publishers Newswire – 2013-08-07

Pratchett Kindle cases from Waterstones

Waterstones is to launch two exclusive limited edition Terry Pratchett Kindle cases, including a... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-23

Kindle e-bookstore and self-publishing platform now available in Mexico

Both readers and writers in Mexico have a reason to rejoice today, as Amazon has just launched the Kindle Store and Kindle Direct Publishing in their country. The e-bookstore will feature over 70,000... | Engadget – 2013-08-29

Amazon launches Mexico Kindle store

Amazon has launched the Kindle store in Mexico with over 70,000 Spanish language e-books. The e-... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-30

Kindle MatchBook Offers Free And Discounted Versions Of Print Titles

Kindle MatchBook, Amazon's latest endeavor, is sure to be welcomed by e-reader converts. The promotion allows anyone who has purchased a print book from Amazon to download the Kindle version for... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-03

Amazon's Kindle MatchBook turns past print purchases into low-cost ebooks

It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in. | PC World – 2013-09-03

Amazon upgrades Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon is upgrading its Kindle Paperwhite electronic book reader with a sharper display, expanded dictionary and faster computer hardware.     | – 2013-09-04

Amazon's New Offer: Discounted Kindle Versions of Print Books You've Already Bought

Amazon said on Tuesday that it will unveil a program that will let Amazon customers purchase the digital versions of print books they've already bought -- or will buy -- from Amazon, for $2.99 or... | AllThingsD – 2013-09-03

Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite officially announced, ships September 30th

In case you needed official confirmation, Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite is indeed real and on the way. While we still don't have much in the way of specifics, according to the public listing, we do... | Engadget – 2013-09-03

Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook: discounted e-books for those who own the hard copy

When Amazon launched AutoRip, we looked at our bookshelves and wished that us readers would get something similar. Fortunately, the company had the same idea, and is now announcing Kindle Matchbook.... | Engadget – 2013-09-03

Kindle MatchBook: Re–Purchase your Library from Amazon for $2.99 or less

In October Amazon launches Kindle MatchBook, an arrangement that lets you purchase the Kindle edition of books you've already bought from them in print for $2.99 or less. The agreement currently... | Fast Company – 2013-09-03

Kindle Paperwhite Gets Upgrade As Sales Of Ereaders Keep Dropping

Even though ereader sales are down, Amazon is continuing to improve the Kindle. The company on Tuesday announced an updated version of the Kindle Paperwhite, its flagship ereader, which was first... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-04

Amazon Launches Kindle Reader With Goodreads Integration

Looks like Amazon is making good use of its Goodreads acquisition. When it debuted the latest Kindle e–reader Tuesday, among the features and specs touted––faster processor,... | Fast Company – 2013-09-04

Datapoint Discussion: “10,000″ Titles Offered Through Kindle Matchbook

Amazon is merely predicting that 10,000 books will be available through its Kindle Matchbook program by the time it launches in October. Will they get there? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-04

Amazon's Kindle MatchBook will let consumers buy print and e-book versions together

The new program, which is scheduled to launch in October, would let Amazon users buy a discounted e-book for qualifying titles if they bought the print version as well. But many publishers have yet... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-05

The Kindle Single Hasn't Killed the Novel Quite Yet

The Guardian's Julian Gough is arguing that the Kindle Single—an e-book platform intended for works that fall between 5,000 and 30,000 words—is "the future." Is it... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-09-05

How a Man in Austria Used Legos to Hack Amazon's Kindle E-Book Security

A little robotics, a little OCR and voila. | AllThingsD – 2013-09-07

Kindle's iOS app gets a flatter design to match iOS 7

We swear, we won't be giving you the blow-by-blow on every single app that gets updated for iOS 7 today, but this one seemed like a biggie. Amazon just announced that its Kindle reader for iOS has... | Engadget – 2013-09-18

Kindle Fire HDX From Amazon To Be Faster, Weigh Less Than Previous Generation

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is refreshing its line-up of tablet computers with devices called Kindle Fire HDX. The tablets are significantly faster and weigh less than the previous... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-25

New Kindle Fire tablets; B&N continues Nook price cut

Amazon has announced the US release of three new Kindle Fire Tablets. Meanwhile Barnes &... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-25

New Kindle Fire tablets receive good response from reviewers

The tech community seems especially impressed by a feature called Mayday, which calls up an Amazon tech support employee via video chat to help with tablet issues. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-26

Kindle Paperwhite review: Ebook reader gets warmer, faster

The new Kindle Paperwhite is like the old one, but with a better backlight and upgraded software. | PC World – 2013-10-04

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two. | PC World – 2013-10-09

Amazon releases MatchBook for Kindle

It has been nearly two months since online retail giant Amazon announced its MatchBook feature for Kindle, complimenting the previously unveiled Autorip service for music. Now, the company finally... | Betanews – 2013-10-29

Amazon Unveils Its MatchBook Print-and-Kindle Combo Deal

Amazon today launched the MatchBook program it announced last month, which lets owners of select print books bought on Amazon get the Kindle e-book versions for $2.99 or cheaper. | AllThingsD – 2013-10-29

Kindle First provides early access to unreleased books

When it comes to reading, I use a Kindle PaperWhite. I hate paper books with a passion -- they take up space and are obsolete. The Kindle is wonderful because it allows me to easily bookmark pages,... | Betanews – 2013-11-01

Amazon intros Kindle First for those who can't wait a month for the new Gloria Gaynor book

Waiting another month for that new inspirational Gloria Gaynor book? You'll survive, most likely -- but just in case, Amazon's debuting a new program called Kindle First. Customers can get early... | Engadget – 2013-11-01

Amazon US offers Kindle deal to indies is offering independent booksellers the opportunity to sell Kindle e-readers. The... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-06

Amazon offers physical bookstores a cut of Kindle e-book sales, and just enough rope

Just as Kobo has cozied up to physical booksellers, so too does Amazon have a plan to smother them in e-ink kisses. Under the company's new "Amazon Source" program, any independent bookstore that... | Engadget – 2013-11-06

UK indies: 'We won't stock Kindle'

Independent booksellers on both sides of the Atlantic have reacted with suspicion towards news of... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-07

Kindle launches in Australia

Amazon has launched a dedicated Australian Kindle store, selling more than 2m e-books. The... | The Bookseller – 2013-11-13

Amazon updates Kindle Fire HDX operating system

With both models of the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets now out in the wild, Amazon can concentrate on tweaking the system to add features and fix bugs. The device, while considered to be a competitor to... | Betanews – 2013-11-18

Goodreads and Second Screen integration finally hitting Kindle Fire HD and HDX

Today marks the debut of two features we've been waiting for since Amazon first announced its new Kindle Fire line lo so many weeks ago. Goodreads and Second Screen integration will be rolling out to... | Engadget – 2013-11-18

Amazon’s Australian Kindle store: an unhappy ending for the book industry?

Amazon has been prising open the wallets of Australian consumers for years – but what will its local push on Kindle mean for readers, writers and publishers?Ben Eltham | The Guardian – 2013-12-03

The E-Reading Software That's Better Than Kindle or iBooks

A new deal with Penguin UK means a greater variety of books for the insurgent platform.     | The Atlantic – 2013-12-03

Amazon reveals quarter of Kindle ebook sales in US were for indie publishers

Figures from world's biggest bookseller trumpeted as sign of how self-publishing and smaller labels are changing the industryAs many as a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on are from... | The Guardian – 2013-12-05

Kindle for Android adds Collections to help organize your e-library

If you've bought quite a library of Kindle books for yourself, you might have a chore scrolling through the lot to find the one you want. Thankfully for Android users, you can now organize your... | Engadget – 2013-12-18

Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription e-book service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's... | Engadget – 2014-01-29

Scribd launches Kindle Fire app

Book subscription service Scribd has launched a new app for the Kindle Fire. The app, which can... | The Bookseller – 2014-01-30

Amazon tests Brazil's retail jungle with its Kindle

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amazon Inc. started selling its Kindle online in Brazil on Friday, expanding from ebooks into retail for the first time in Latin America's biggest and most challenging ecommerce... | Reuters – 2014-02-07

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Microsoft's getting ready to follow Amazon, Apple, and Google into the reading game with an app for Windows to peruse e-books, magazines, and comics. The new app appears be part of Microsoft's... | PC World – 2014-02-11

How would you change Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite (2012)?

Gone are the days when, if you wanted to read a book in bed, you'd need to take a torch with you. Nowadays, as long as you've got a Kindle Paperwhite, the books will happily illuminate themselves.... | Engadget – 2014-02-17

Read Complex STM Books on the Kindle? Not Possible? Not So

Technical books, with charts and graphs, have always been a challenge for e-readers like the Kindle. DCL, working with MIT Press, believes it has come up with a solution. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-17

Kindle Worlds Expands

Seven new rights holders have signed agreements for Kindle Worlds, Amazon's model that allows writers to publish and sell authorized stories inspired by popular worlds. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-05

Scribd Offers Kindle Fire App, iOS, Android Updates

The recently launched Scribd subscription e-book service is adding an app for the Kindle Fire tablet as well as providing updates to its iOS and Android apps. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-29

How to Upload Public Domain Books Straight to Your Kindle — For Free

If you're looking for digital versions of older books to download, check out Project Gutenberg first. The site is filled with stuff that has lapsed into the public domain, which means it's... | Wired – 2014-03-04

Amazon Trio: New German Imprint, Kindle Drop, Higher Prime

Amazon news this week includes the launch of a new German language publishing imprint, lower Kindle sales for 2013, and a hike in the price of Prime. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-13

Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday. | PC World – 2014-03-25

Amazon paying e-book settlement cash back to Kindle users

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is... | Engadget – 2014-03-25

Kindle v Glass, apps v text: the complicated future of books | Antony Loewenstein

Antony Loewenstein: Is the future an interactive novel read on a Google Glass? One thing's for certain: the transformation of the written word is one of the defining issues of our ageAntony... | The Guardian – 2014-03-26

YA Tops Nielsen and Kindle Lists for 2014 (So Far)

Young adult novels reigned over the top halves of the print and Kindle bestseller lists for the first six months of the year. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-04

Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription appears to be testing a new subscription model that would give members all-you-can-read access to more than 600,000 ebooks for $9.99 a month.  | Los Angeles Times – 2014-07-16

Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet. | PC World – 2014-07-16

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