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Pixels vs Printed word: Mourning the Death of the Book!

Visiting the Delhi Book fair has always been a yearly ritual for me. When I told one of my friends about the same, she quizzed, ''Why buy those overpriced books when you can always download them?”

Amazon to pay self-published authors based on pages read

It could soon pay more to write lengthier books, if you are an author self-publishing on Inc`s Kindle ebook platform.

Kindle launches a new Paperwhite E-Reader with a new easier to read font

Kindle launches a new Paperwhite E-Reader with a new easier to read font

Amazon has announced a new paper-white e-reader.

Amazon launches Kindle Voyage in India starting Rs 16,499

The buyers can choose from two variants of the e-reader, the Wi-Fi model that is available for Rs 16499 and the other variant featuring WiFi and 3G support costs Rs 20,499.

Washington Post unveils free app for Kindle

Aimed at broadening the paper`s readership, the app will be automatically added to certain Kindle Fire tablets as part of a software update.

Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle

Amazon said Thursday it will offer a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months, a move highlighting the digital strategy for the newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos.

Amazon new Kindle launched at Rs 5,999; shipping starts from Oct 9

The new device will start shipping from October 9. It has been affordably priced at Rs 5999.he device also comes with Facebook and Twitter integration.

Amazon launches unlimited e-book subscription plan

US online giant Amazon unveiled a Netflix-style subscription plan Friday for unlimited access to e-books and audio books.

Amazon launches Kindle Cloud reader in India

A good news for all the readers, finally Amazon launches its Kindle Cloud reader in India, three years after it was launched in a few cities. On Thursday, Amazon announced the launch of its Kindle Cloud reader for the Indian market.

Hachette seeks Amazon terms that `value` partners

French publishing giant Hachette said Wednesday it wants to make peace with online retail titan Amazon, but on terms that "value" the role of authors and their publishers.

Amazon to buy book lovers site Goodreads has announced that it will buy book recommendation social networking site Goodreads.

Kindle launches sales in Japan

US consumer electronics giant Amazon Monday began selling its digital Kindle Paperwhite reader in the Japanese market, where it is competing with devices such as the Kobo, the e-reader of the e-commerce company Rakuten.

Amazon launches Kindle in India at Rs 6,999

The company also launched its bestselling e-reader Kindle in the country at an introductory price of Rs 6,999.

Amazon's e-book sales surpass print books in UK

Online retailer Amazon has said that a majority of its customers in the UK are buying e-books than print editions.

Is Amazon eyeing iPhone market?

According to analysts, Amazon is aiming to hit the smartphone market with a device in the budget category.

Apple's iPad leads global tablet PC market: Study

The report, which was released Monday, said a total of 18.2 million tablets were shipped in the first quarter of 2012.

Kindle Fire makes up half of all Android tablets sold in US

In less than six months of release, Amazon's Kindle Fire has taken more than half of the entire Google Android tablet market, according to a report.

'Solar jacket' lets Kindle last forever

The gadget goes on sale this week, priced at USD 80, Daily Mail reported Tuesday.

Harry Potter novels available in e-book format

Harry Potter novels are available for the first time in e-book format on the new website dedicated to the boy wizard adventures.

Apple Tablet due today; could be priced at $1000

Apple has revealed little about the Tablet, which is expected to resemble a large iPhone with a 10-inch touchscreen and bridge the gap between smartphones and laptops.