Vancouver-based engineer-turned-"entrepreneur" Valeriy Shershnyov published thousands of titles in the Kindle store, "books" of typo-riddled nonsense that he upranked with a system of bots that gamed Amazon's fraud-detection systems, allowing him to sell more than $3M worth of garbage to unsuspecting Amazon customers.
(University of Otago) Researchers from New Zealand's University of Otago have gained fresh insights into how one of the main viruses that cause cervical cancer evades its hosts' immune systems. Their findings, which are published in...
Three independent bookstores lost an effort to sue Amazon and the Big 6 publishers over "digital rights management" systems that prevent users from transferring books off of Kindle devices and apps.
Amazon today introduced a convoluted system through which its customers are able to search for free samples of books they might wish to read on their iPhone, devour the literary hors d’oeuvres, and then email themselves a link to Am...
Not every wants to throw down thousands of dollars for a new laptop. Here are a handful of systems, all priced under $300.