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Don Katz dishes on Audible.com storytelling with ‘Invisible Man,’ Ralph Ellison

Though lots of moving parts have to be corralled together in order to found, expand and manage a business as large as Audible.com, founder Donald Katz would argue that the key component to his company

Audible’s new romance audiobooks service uses machine learning to jump to the sex scenes

Let’s admit it: you probably aren’t reading that romance novel for the plot. Or its literary value. Audible knows this, and is today launching a new collection of romance-themed audiobooks

Kobo takes on Audible with its own audiobook subscription service

Kobo’s never had an issue taking on the bigwigs. It’s outlasted bigger names like Sony and Barnes & Noble in the devoted e-reader space, and now it’s ready to take a swipe at Audible’s

Audible’s iTunes exclusivity ends following antitrust pushback in Europe

Since 2003, Amazon -owned Audible has been the sole proprietor of audiobook on iTunes, a deal that has ruffled plenty of publishing feathers and raised some antitrust red flags around the world. Accor

Audible’s new Channels audio content subscription service is a bet on a voice-powered future

Amazon-owned Audible announced a new service called Channels today, one that differs from its typical audiobook business in offering more bite-size content from original content producers, as well as

Meet your Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield final round judges: John Borthwick, Charles Hudson, Alfred Lin, Susan Lyne, Matthew Panzarino and Alan Patricof

Choosing this year’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield winners will be a tough job. There is an exceptionally strong and unique group of young companies competing in Startup Battlefield next week w

Amazon Adds Audible Integration To iOS And Android Kindle Apps For Easy Listening

Sometimes you want to read, and sometimes you want to listen – and you might get through more books if you can switch easily between the two options. Amazon recognizes this, and has used its Audible

Audible.com Audiobooks Now Available (For Real) On Kindle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/kindleaudi.jpg" />You can now download more than 50,000 Audible.com audiobooks on your <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/kindle/">Ki

Amazon's Audible.com releases BlackBerry app on App World

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Alert: Sansa Fuze now plays FLAC

Flickr’d You know what the $100 Sansa Fuze does that the $150 iPod nano doesn’t? It plays FLAC and OGG, now that SanDisk has released updated firmware for the little player. (Apple Lossles

Finally! Zune now supports Audible.com

After years of waiting and months of rumors, the Zune now supports Audible services via today’s 3.0 update. Audible is even offering up Dean Koontz “Black River” free for all Zune ow

Dell to support XP through 2012; Zune getting Audible support?

According to the Windows SuperSite blog, Dell is planning to support Windows XP through 2012, another four years. What’s not clear is Microsoft’s involvement in this, as its said that this

Amazon to add Audible.com to its downloadables

Amazon .com will reportedly purchase digital audiobook provider Audible.com in the second quarter of this year for $300 million. Smart, smart, smart. The purchase will allow Amazon to offer up Audbile

Amazon Strengthens Its Digital Hand With $300 Million Purchase of Audible

Amazon is betting big on digital media. This morning it announced the $300 million acquisition of Audible (a 7 percent premium to Audible’s $280 million market cap at the time of this writing).

Creative Zen Stone, Now in Six Rocking Colors for Rocking Out to Rock & Roll

The Creative Zen Stone, which looks a hell of a lot like the iPod shuffle, will soon be available in these six colors. Yes, this is truly earth-shattering news, because you’ll be able to “