It was a titillating announcement for digital content, but Amazon’s plan to make money off of licensed fan fiction isn’t a turn-on for everybody. If only for the fact that any and all depraved character-on-character sex acts will beShow 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
I use LibraryThing, GoodReads and my Amazon wish lists to keep track of the books I've read or want to read, but up until a few days ago, I hadn't been keeping track of the movies I watch. I recently decided that I would like to develop a movie library–at least virtually, online. Show More Summary
News flash: The public cloud "ain't all that," says every cloud provider in the universe (except for Amazon Web Services.)
Yahoo has officially placed a bid to acquire popular video streaming service Hulu, along with Time Warner Cable, Amazon, Guggenheim Digital Media, and former News Corp. President Peter Chernin.
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Amazon has posted pre-order listings for Enterprise, Season Two on bluray, including new cover art work. The overall blue colour scheme from the previously released cover has been kept, but we now have busts of the crew instead of full...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...
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Smartphone-Controlled AS215 Helicopter with Spy Camera for just $45.55 plus free shipping. That’s 49% off the helicopter’s regular retail price of $89.99. Made of high composite material, light-weight and durable. Overload protection for Battery. Camera help you catch the whole view sight 3 channel [...]
The online merchant was, for a good amount of time, a unique entity. An entity that also enjoyed a unique and wide moat. Is this still the case, however? It seems that the drawbridge has slowly been lowered over the former online merchant moat, and now the big “brick-and-mortar” stores are crossing the bridge. The [...]
Best Buy's deal of the day is Barnes and Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight for only $80. That's $30 off the next best offer and perhaps more importantly, $40 less than Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite (with ads). Read more...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon is once again shaking up traditional publishing models. This time, it's giving fans a chance to add their own personal touches to their favorite fiction - and get paid in the process.
Amazon recently announced acquiring Liquavista, a Holland-based company, from Samsung. And speculation is rife that the purchase may lead to a color Kindle e-reader to come. Liquavista makes display screens and specializes in a process called electrowetting. Show More Summary
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included a bookstore struggling to find homes for a half million books, the Nobel Prize candidates and a word that finally describes a book lover’s unique problem (embedded above). 1. Show More Summary
Small caps have the ability to produce huge returns for investors. These young companies with innovative ideas and personnel pose a huge threat to industry leaders with the ability to adjust quickly to dynamic markets. Amazon (Nasdaq:...Show More Summary
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.
So this exists: Eat Shit Cola Flavored Gummy Candy. Boxes of these “delicious little turd shaped morsels” are available to purchase on Amazon. (Bonus points for featuring happy anthropomorphic turds on the packaging.) image via Amazon submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
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 [...]
For years, Amazon has been eating indie bookstores’ lunch with its vast selection; discounted prices; and, more recently, free shipping for “Prime” members. So it’s always interesting to see how some savvy booksellers are trying to stay in the game. … Continue reading ?