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Amazon's got game (and textbook rentals)Amazon's ever-growing empire now includes a game-development studio and rentable textbooks. Plus: the government's latest push for cell phone radiation warning labels.
Pardon the disruption we got some new tech challenges ahead I'm Bridget Carey and this is your -- updates. So Amazon just and I think your kingdom couldn't get any larger I think I'll be finding new way to make more money while keeping with the back to school season. Amazon now lets students rent textbooks -- digital books for Kindle I'm talking real meat of trees tax products. Now eBay's half dot com already was offering that service. And there's the same book -- dot com it's been around -- -- -- expect -- disrupting in the game. And Amazon has also taking aim at -- that with the new game studio. To making social games -- already has its first game playable through FaceBook. It's called many classics and you interact with animated illustrations from classic books like there was provides an Alice in Wonderland. Amazon's plan on building this departments make more free to play games. In other news or watching you'll notice the next IOS version will not include a deep well YouTube app on -- home screen. Apple is kicking Google's YouTube app off the iPhone and iPad and Google is making its own separate app that you'll be able to download. Apple's continuing to distance itself from Google as its coming out with its own map and directions app and IOS six. Does that by the new witnessed -- eight devices will be able to make in app purchase is. And sorry for those -- with Windows Phone 7 point me you won't be getting the teacher. It is -- for two EG eighteen he announced it will finally -- law that slow to GE 2017. -- -- use that spectrum to strengthen three G and four G networks. And don't forget that AT&T will begin to offer its new shared data plans on August 23 -- -- also pick from its old data plan -- United States representative Dennis Kucinich has proposed -- new bill to -- radiation warning labels on cell phones. And -- -- national research program to study the radiation levels -- mobile devices. It's called. The cell phone right now act and it would require an Environmental Protection Agency to chime in -- -- the standard amount of radio frequency we should be absorbing. The wireless industry is by a similar -- -- in San Francisco you'll hear more about this on Thursday at federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on the case. That's your tech news update from -- the story's mention today show it head on over to cnet.com slash update. We can also find links to subscribe to our newsletter or just keep yourself updated by -- -- on Twitter. From our studios in New York averaging --