If you've got a knack for fan fiction, the folks at Amazon.com have great news for you. In a press release Thursday, Amazon Publishing officially took the wraps off Kindle Worlds, "the first commercial publishing platform that will enable...Show More Summary
If you're still having a hard time deciding which of the online movie streaming services is right for you, one of the most important factors to consider when it comes to making this decision is the selection they offer. Rather than search...Show More Summary
At PandoMonthly last night, John Doerr talked a lot about the massive successes he’s been associated with like Amazon and Google. But he also talked about some of the great whiffs of his venture career. One of the most high profile was Segway. Created by rock star inventor Dean Kamen and backed by Doerr at the peak of his power...
Continuing to grow its suite of services aimed at mobile app developers, Amazon today announced App Engagement Reports, free app usage reports which are now a part of the company's Mobile App Distribution Portal. The reports are designed for Amazon Appstore developers in need of information about app performance and revenue.
Today’s Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is The West Wing – The Complete Series Collection for only $79.99, 73% off the $299.98 MSRP. The discount price will disappear at midnight — so act fast! The show is highly acclaimed, winning 26 Emmys, including 4 for Outstanding Drama Series. This complete seven-season DVD set includes all 154 [...]
George Takei and some Amazon products. (Credit: Takei: Diane Krauss) Amusing Amazon reviews are an art form. They are delicate flowers of funny that need to be carefully nurtured in order to strike the right balance between absurdity, plausibility, and humor. Show More Summary
When I buy household products, I look at the cost per unit before everything else. I try to figure out the cost per ounce, the cost per bag, and so on whenever I examine an item. Usually, my comparisons end up looking at the cost of the item at our local warehouse club versus the The post Do Amazon Mail Order Subscriptions Save Money? appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
Earlier this month we heard that Apple submitted to the courts that it engaged in “contentious negotiations”– and not a pricing conspiracy– at a time when publishers were already considering methods of getting Amazon to increase pricing. According to the latest comments from a judge in the high-profile eBook pricing case, Apple might not be […]
The Xbox One has been priced at 599 EUR on Amazon Germany, but could this be the official price or is Amazon Germany simply speculating on how much it could cost? Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Two stories came out today with Amazon listing previously unannounced products, and both of them get my hopes up and tug at my heart strings. Amazon Germany listed Mirror's Edge 2 before taking the listing down, and Amazon UK has an EarthBound listing with a price that is far higher than what a simple download of the SNES would be. Show More Summary
Consumers and business customers don't frequent Best Buy as much as they used to. Revenue fell 9.6% in the first quarter while sales from stores open at least 14 months fell 1.3%. Shares of Best Buy stock fell more than 5% following the news.The report comes not even a month after Amazon.com took its hurt, disappointing the Street. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Amazon announced the launch of Kindle Worlds — a way for fanfic writers to publish. But does the fine print make it more trouble than its worth?
Recognizing that the world of fan fiction has produced a bona fide blockbuster, Amazon is now turning fanfic from a grey market to a sanctioned revenue opportunity with Kindle Worlds. The site FanFiction.net, one of the larger outposts...Show More Summary
Is Mirror's Edge 2 finally going to be announced this summer? It might be, according to Amazon Germany. The retailer is now accepting pre-orders for the first-person parkour action game.
German arm of retailer lets slip weeks ahead of E3. A retailer listing just weeks ahead of E3 suggests that EA's long-awaited sequel Mirror's Edge 2 could be due for a big reveal at the June event.Click here to read the full articleShow More Summary
It’s a well-known fact that former Star Trek star George Takei loves the Internet. No, love is not strong enough a word to describe how Takei clearly feels. He adores the Internet. He knows all the latest memes and updates his Facebook page with them constantly. Show More Summary
Amazon.com Inc. likes to keep its playbook close to the vest. And its annual meeting Thursday, where shareholders are free to ask whatever they like, was no exception.
We've been hearing about the potential sequel to the cult favorite Mirror's Edge for a long time. Most recently we heard rumblings that it could be in development at DICE. All those rumors may be coming closer to an actual announcement, as "Mirror's Edge 2" has been spotted on a German retail site. Show More Summary
MacBook Air models continue to go out of stock at Amazon ahead of an anticipated product refresh, including Apple's popular entry-level 11.6-inch, sub-$1,000 offering.
I personally am not the biggest fan of fan fiction, as some of you might know. But rest assured that the Scanners "Head Asplode" pic I've used to lead off this article doesn't come from a place of distaste as much as pure shock at Amazon's insane, bold, and genuinely brilliant plan to sell legal fan fiction. Read more...