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7 lesser-known benefits of Amazon Prime

If you have Amazon Prime, you probably already use its free 2-day shipping and Instant Video services. However, there are many other benefits as well, like access to free music and books. Here are seven Amazon Prime features that you may not have known you had access to. Visit Business […]
7 lesser-known benefits of Amazon Prime
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Apple Faces High Stakes If E-Books Antitrust Case Goes To Trial

[credit provider=”Reuters”] NEW YORK (Reuters) – As the only remaining defendant in the U.S. government’s e-books antitrust case, Apple Inc. appears headed for a high-stakes trial that could significantly increase the personal computer company’s liability in related litigation.Apple faces a June 3 trial date over civil allegations by the U.S. […]
Apple Faces High Stakes If E-Books Antitrust Case Goes To Trial
Tech

How Apple Inspired The Design Of America’s First Bookless Public Library

[credit provider=”San Antonio Express News” url=”http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Bexar-set-to-turn-the-page-on-idea-of-books-in-4184940.php#photo-4012897″] Apple’s simplistic design scheme for its Apple Stores has inspired the look of several other retail stores, most notably, Microsoft’s.But come this fall, people in Bexar County, Texas will soon have an Apple Store-like experience in bookless libraries. 
How Apple Inspired The Design Of America’s First Bookless Public Library
Tech

Amazon Should AutoRip All The Books You’ve Bought To Your Kindle

[credit provider=”Instagram/hifromkai” url=”http://statigr.am/p/338452533055434951_175206643″] Amazon recently announced a new  feature called AutoRip that provides CD buyers with free digital copies of those tracks.As the name suggests, it just offers as a convenience what CD owners can do to copy songs from a physical disc to their computers and MP3 players already.
Amazon Should AutoRip All The Books You’ve Bought To Your Kindle
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CHART OF THE DAY: The Death Of The E-Book Reader

It was a nice, but short-lived run for the e-ink based e-reader. iSuppli says sales of e-readers like the Amazon Kindle and the Nook have peaked. It’s all downhill from its 2011 high of 23.2 million units. The iPad, Kindle Fire HD, and other tablets are killing the e-reader, says […]
CHART OF THE DAY: The Death Of The E-Book Reader
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Why I Hate E-Books

I reserve the right to change my mind on this down the road, but as a confirmed grump with Luddite tendencies, I have no interest in buying e-books.
Why I Hate E-Books
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Get Your Hands On 20 Banned Books For Free

[credit provider=”www.imdb.com” url=”http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087803/”] What do classic “Huck Finn,” Pulitzer Prize winner “Grapes of Wrath,” and book-turned-film “Clockwork Orange” have in common?They’ve been banned, burned, and banished from classrooms. They’re also celebrated during Banned Books Week – which is this week.
Get Your Hands On 20 Banned Books For Free
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Judge Says It’s Not Her Job To Protect Independent Book Stores From Amazon

[credit provider=”By of the holly on Flickr, via Buzzfeed” url=”http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/portraits-of-closed-bookstores”] A federal judge on Thursday approved a settlement in a case accusing publishers of conspiring to raise e-book prices over protests the deal could devastate bookstores, the Wall Street Journal reported.Three publishers agreed to the settlement with the Justice Department, […]
Judge Says It’s Not Her Job To Protect Independent Book Stores From Amazon