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New federal rules blamed in disappearance of Kindle erotica titles

The upcoming Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, in addition to making Microsoft move to reduce obscenity on its platform, has hit erotica authors on Amazon. After many authors saw their rankings stripp

$280 will get you a ‘Champagne Gold’ Kindle Oasis

I’m sure someone, somewhere out there was holding out on purchasing Amazon’s most premium Kindle reader because it wasn’t quite fancy enough for their taste. Perhaps this little garish addition

How the Kindle was designed through 10 years and 16 generations

The Kindle has become one of the most ubiquitous pieces of specialty electronics in the world since it launched 10 years ago, but the device has changed so much since its debut that one can hardly bel

The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

Amazon’s newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question  – mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I’m an unabas

A decade of Amazon Kindle

Ten years ago this week, Amazon released the first Kindle. It was big and clunky and kind of ugly, with an awkward physical keyboard and 250 MB of on-board storage. It sold out in less than six hour

Amazon devices now sold at over 100 Whole Foods; holiday Pop-Up shops open next week

Amazon is putting its $13.7 billion Whole Foods acquisition to work in time for holiday shopping. The companies announced today that over 100 Whole Foods locations are now carrying Amazon devices, inc

Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is the best e-reader (a lot of) money can buy

A few years ago, the premium e-reader was an oxymoron. For Amazon, Kobo and Barnes and Noble, tablets were the clear high end of the reading market. For a moment, it seemed inevitable that e-ink devic

E-reader innovation has stalled

Next month marks 10 years since the first Kindle debuted. It’s a virtual lifetime in consumer electronics terms, but compared to its mobile brethren, e-readers’ pace of innovation has been glacial

Crunch Report | The $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset

The new $199 Oculus Go, the California DMV is changing rules for self-driving cars, Amazon's new way to have your teens shopping and a new waterproof kindle from Amazon. All this on Crunch Report!

Amazon introduces a waterproof Kindle Oasis with a seven-inch screen and Audible playback

We had some minor heart palpitations the other week when Amazon skipped the Kindle during a deluge of product announcements. But have no fear, the company insists that it’s still committed to its ha

Amazon launched a million things today but all I want is a new Kindle

Amazon launched so much new stuff today that I can't even remember what they all are (there might've been a fish in there, even), but there was a glaring omission in the slate of reveals: The Kindle.

Amazon files for arbitration against Kindle Direct authors and publishers

Amazon has accused several book publishers, marketers and authors of using the Kindle Direct Publishing system to artificially inflate their sales numbers and has now filed for arbitration against the

Amazon modifies its Kindle ebook contracts following EU investigation

Amazon has accepted new contract terms with book publishers in the European Union after Commissioner Margrethe Vestager led an investigation into Amazon’s practices. After today’s decision, Amazon

Amazon FreeTime gets a Parent Dashboard, Discussion Cards & more

Amazon FreeTime, the subscription service offering kid-friendly books, videos, apps and games, is today rolling out a feature called Discussion Cards that will help parents better understand the cont

Kindle for iOS finally gets the “Send to Kindle” feature, challenging Pocket and Instapaper

Amazon has quietly rolled out the “Send to Kindle” feature to its Kindle for iOS application that allows you to save to the app articles and documents found on the web. That means your Kin

Amazon rolls out Rapids, a chat style reading app for kids

Rapids is a cute new kids app from Amazon using a playful chat style to help kids ages seven to twelve enjoy reading. A lot of kid’s reading apps are a take on the traditional storybook and Amaz

Kindle for Kids is like regular Kindle, only for kids

As the debate over kids and screen time rages on, Amazon offers up a happy medium of sorts. The online retail giant is selling a bundled version of its Kindle focused specifically on young readers.

Amazon launches the Kindle Reading Fund to expand digital reading around the world

Amazon today announced a new program called the Kindle Reading Fund which is aimed at making digital books more easily available worldwide. The Fund will donate a number of Kindle e-readers, Fire tab

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Amazon launches Singles Classics to resell timeless essays from top writers and magazines

Amazon this morning is introducing a new way to read short-form content on Kindle devices and in the Kindle app with the launch of “Singles Classics.” The service will bring articles, stor
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