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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free e-books, study claims

The big publishers lock down their e-books to their own detriment, according to a new study.

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By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read e-books for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.

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Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet.

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Amazon asks FAA for permission to test Prime Air delivery drones

The online retailer plans to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less

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Amazon hopes the little touches will help Fire Phone ignite

Once Dynamic Perspective's gee-whiz factor wears off, Amazon thinks little extras like contextual menus and deep links in Firefly results will delight Fire Phone users by anticipating their next move.

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Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says

The agency's lawsuit against Amazon mirrors its earlier action against Apple for a similar problem.

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As a game console, Amazon's Fire TV fizzles

Now we feel bad picking on Ouya so hard, because even Amazon's vast resources and developer support haven't made the Fire TV a decent gaming machine.