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Family-friendly Kindle updates include Family Library sharing, Word Wise definitions

Just ahead of the holiday sales rush, the Kindle's new features promote learning and togetherness. Amazon also expanded the X-ray feature on the e-readers.

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Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

The publisher and retailer resolve their months-long dispute, which had prompted Amazon to stop taking pre-orders, delay new releases and refuse discounts.

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Adobe's e-reader software dials back data collection after privacy uproar, EFF says

Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption

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Harlequin passionately embraces Scribd's e-book subscription service

Harlequin's famous bodice rippers and other tales are heading to Scribd's subscription service for an exclusive one-year agreement.

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Fear not: Kindle flaw that opened your Amazon account to attackers appears fixed

A concerning XSS flaw discovered by a German security researcher appears to be fixed. Here's what happened.

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Liberio review: Turn your Google Docs into a published ebook

As self-publishing rises in popularity, startup Liberio can simplify the often tedious process of turning a document into an eBook.

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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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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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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