Thanks to Amazon, writing fanfiction about popular television show characters just became more than a passionate hobby that earns you ridicule from friends and co-workers.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
If YouTube is for video, Pinterest is for images, Twitter is for news, and Tumblr is for blogs, Wattpad is for stories.
After successfully storming the industry with successful e-readers and a line of tablets, Amazon is rumored to be launching its first set-top box for streaming media.
In what's surely a win for lovers of long-form journalism (or needlessly long rant-filled blog posts), Amazon has just rolled out a new "Send to Kindle" button for online publications to embed into their websites.
Amazon's assault on Apple's iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
Editor's Pick Inkling's CEO thinks he has the solution to Amazon's "glorified $10 text files."
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos largely credited the strong earnings increase to ebooks, which he said is now a multi-billion dollar category for Amazon.
Amazon sales were up 22 percent to $21.27 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, the company reported, or 23 percent higher if difference in foreign exchange rates are excluded. But net income was down 45% to only $97 million, or $0.21 per share, compared with $177 million in 2011.
With its acquisition of Ivona Software, Amazon aims to up the accessibility factor of future Kindles.
Editor's Pick The consummate entrepreneur, and the successful writer: put the two together, and you've got someone who budding authors should listen to about what it means to write books in 2013. Especially ... if you actually want to sell any.
According to a new report, advocates of the printed page are an increasingly rare breed.
Advertising and analytics company Chitika released its December 2012 tablet market update, and the numbers aren't great for any tablet that doesn't start with the letter I.
The biggest piece of data revealed by the company was the number of packages it sold on the peak day of 2012. On November 26, Amazon sold 26.5 million items worldwide across all product categories.
Apparently, Amazon isn't cool with any self-published book with the appearance of copyright infringement -- specifically, something related to Star Wars.
Editor's Pick Mather started writing his novel in 2010, and by 2012 had 150,000 words and 600 pages of The Atopia Chronicals. Using his background in startups and his savvy as an entrepreneur, he created an 11-step program to market and launch the book.
Amazon's new service will finally allow Kindle apps to send push notifications, and it will also be a key feature for a Kindle smartphone.
Gift buying is often time consuming and expensive -- but it doesn't have to be. Let this gift guide show you the way.
Apparently, people like to have fun, and they buy digital devices to assist them in that noble quest. But they use those devices differently ... and therein lies the story.
Heavyweight bouts usually consist of 200-pound plus monsters bashing each other in public for our entertainment. Now we can add multibillion-dollar corporations to the show.