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author solutions e-books

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.

By July 29, 2014

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Apple eyes way for authors to autograph your e-books

Described in a newly-published patent filing, the technology would enable an author to embed an autograph in the book's digital edition.

By September 26, 2013

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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Author Solutions dances into the DIY e-book market with Booktango

Booktango is a new easy-to-use free DIY self-publishing platform that allows you to publish your e-book to all the major e-bookstores. What's the rub?

By February 8, 2012

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By May 13, 2014

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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."

By February 27, 2014

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Judge dismisses authors' case against Google Books

The finding is a major victory for Google and its efforts to show book excerpts in search results. The judge said of the project, "all society benefits."

By November 14, 2013

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How to find the best price on the e-book you want

Price-comparison site Luzme will show you the prices from every e-book seller that carries the book and notify you if there's a price change.

By November 15, 2013

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Name your own price for a thriller e-book bundle

Just in time for Halloween (um, 2014), get six DRM-free books (or 10 if you pay at least $10) and support charity in the process. Win-win!

By November 1, 2013