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What to Look for When Choosing a Digital Music Distributor

Selling your music on iTunes, Beatport, Amazon and the like USED to be something only a couple of companies could do. But today with the growth of the digital era, hundreds of digital distribution companies exist that will try to get your business. Show More Summary

‘Mozart In The Jungle’ Review: Dominic Patten On Amazon’s Classical Confrontation

Gael Garcia Bernal and Malcolm McDowell square off delightfully in Amazon's newest series, Mozart in the Jungle, featuring the two as different generations of conductors for a troubled New York orchestra. As I say in my video reviewShow More Summary

Favorite Books of 2014

This list of notable books for 2014 is broken into three sections of seven books each, listed in alphabetical order by title. Note that books reviewed or noted were not necessarily released in 2014. Covers link to Amazon, with linksShow More Summary

Macmillan Has Made a Deal With Amazon

6 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Macmillan has reached a multiyear distribution agreement with Amazon to distribute its print and eBooks, beginning on January 5, 2015. John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, revealed the news in a blog post earlier this week. “All our other retailers will also be on the agency model, leaving Apple as the only retailer who is allowed unlimited discounting. Show More Summary

Amazon's Best Albums And Songs Of 2014

As the year comes to a close, Amazon joins the host of platforms taking a look back on 2014, reporting their top trends of the year. Amazon's team of music experts curated a list of Best 50 Albums and Best 50 Songs of the year - TheShow More Summary

Right Now | Good Luck | Nice Deal

GalleyCat: Amazon now delivers certain products within an hour to locations in Manhattan. Not fast enough! AllTwitter: According to a new study, 64 percent of holiday shoppers have found inspiration on a social media site. This could...Show More Summary

Amazon Now Delivers Books in an Hour in Manhattan

Amazon is testing a new delivery service that is practically real time. So called “Prime Now” promises one-hour delivery on certain Amazon products within Manhattan. Amazon Prime members can order the items through the new Prime Now mobile app. Show More Summary

Download The Guide to the Future of Medicine For Free: Only Hours Left!

Download the Kindle version of my new book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, for free before midnight of the 18th of December! If you don’t have a Kindle, you can still download and read it online at cloud.amazon.com. I cannot wait to hear what you think about the book and those 22 trends & technologies […]

A Frog Designer's Guide To Giving Presents

Think of giving the perfect gift like a design problem. It's gift-giving season, which for many of us means weeks of indecision, procrastination, and late-night Amazon purchases expedited for Christmas Eve delivery. Giving someone the perfect gift is hard. Show More Summary

My New Book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, is For Free as an E-Book Now!

Download the Kindle version of my new book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, for free between the 16th and 18th of December! It has already made it to the top 100 overall Kindles on Amazon. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can still download and read it online at cloud.amazon.com. I cannot wait […]

UltraViolet Says It Will Continue To Grow, Even Without Disney And Amazon

People can't see ultraviolet light, and many also have overlooked some recent developments at the entertainment industry's digital locker service called UltraViolet. The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem operation, launched in late 2011, today spotlighted a few signs of progress — including the fact that more than 20 million U.S. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos Feels That Books Should Be Less Expensive

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sat for an interview Business Insider. Throughout the conversation, some of the topics that came up included the Fire phone, how his role at Amazon has changed over the years, and his personal vision for bookselling. Show More Summary

Seth Godin’s 2015 Book Publishing Predictions

Author Seth Godin thinks that 2015 will be a big year for breakout self-published works. In an interview with Digital Book World, Godin said that he expects that Amazon’s eBook market share to continue to grow in 2015. He also said that...Show More Summary

Amazon’s Bestselling Books of the Year

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd is the best selling book of the year on Amazon, according to the e-comemrce company. Amazon has revealed its list of bestselling books for the year, as well as the top selling kids & teens books...Show More Summary

NY Jobs: Amazon, MLB Advanced Media, Bonnier Corporation

This week, Amazon is hiring a manager of account management, while MLB Advanced Media needs a manager of advertising technology. Bonnier Corporation is seeking a staff writer for Working Mother Media, and ALM Media is on the hunt for a editor-in-chief of technology. Show More Summary

Golden Globes TV: The CW, Cinemax & Amazon Arrive To Awards Party

The Hollywood Foreign Press were in their element again, becoming the first to recognize a slew of new series. This year, they took it up a notch with first nominations for three networks/digital platforms, the CW, Cinemax and Amazon. The...Show More Summary

What Do Amazon's Drones and Advanced Nuclear Reactors Have in Common?

Dr. Leslie Dewan Later this morning, the House Science Committee will hold a hearing on the "Future of Nuclear Energy". Click here to watch the hearing live on UStream at 10:00 a.m.Featured on the witness list is a name that our readers will be familiar with - Dr.Leslie Dewan of Transatomic Power. Show More Summary

Amazon’s 12 Days of Book Deals 2014

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Amazon wants to sell books this holiday season and to help push them out the door, the e-commerce giant is running a huge sale on books from December 11th until December 22nd. The sale features both print and eBook titles for as much 89 percent off. We’ve got the list of sale titles after the jump. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Waiting in Line for Security Check Not Compensable: SCOTUS

Yesterday, the Supreme Court determined that employees at Amazon warehouses don't have to be paid for the 20 minutes or so they spend at the end of the day being screened to make sure they haven't stolen anything. The unanimous opinion, authored by Justice Thomas, with a concurring opinion by......

Unsurprising Unanimous Decision: No Pay for Security Screenings

Raise your hand if you saw this coming. Contracted employees, leaving an Amazon warehouse, have to go through security screenings. They sued for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The district court dismissed their lawsuit, but the Ninth Circuit reversed, holding (contrary to every other circuit court that......

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