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Clockwise Podcast: Chromebooks, ebooks, Surface ads, and broken TVs

The days of electronics repair are over! Plus, Microsoft's aggressive Surface ads, the true value of an ebook, and a visit to the land of Chromebooks. With guests Jason Cross and Melissa Riofrio.

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Ebook service Scribd wants to make it easier to find your next read

The ebook subscription service wants to take a page from physical bookstores by adding a human element to its recommendation and book discovery features.

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Amazon says cheaper e-books are better for everyone in latest Hachette war salvo

Amazon argues for price elasticity as messy dispute with Hachette drags on.

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Oyster's unlimited e-books head to the Web

Browser support extends the all-you-can-read service to many more devices as competition heats up.

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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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Oyster e-book subscription service lands on Android

$10 per month service lets you read as many books as you want from a handful of publishers.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.