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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.


New Kindle Paperwhite: higher resolution, same price

Amazon's mid-range Kindle gets easier to read with a 300-ppi display and some sweet new text tricks.

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Amazon's Kindle for Android adds popular highlights, book instructions, and more perks

The Word Wise feature steps up your vocabulary by giving hints to more challenging words found in your book.

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Oyster breaks out of its subscription shell, targets Amazon with e-book store

The five biggest publishers in the U.S. back Oyster's new venture.

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Rakuten bolsters e-books by gobbling up distributor OverDrive

The acquisition gives Rakuten access to a growing education e-books market

Sales of Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader plunge during holiday shopping season

Total sales in the Nook division were down by more than half and content sales dropped 25 percent.

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Kindle app update adds X-ray, push notifications, better audiobook controls

New flashcard sets and a better library system add some study prowess to the king of ebook apps.