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Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

The smartphone maker is increasingly relying on content to differentiate its products

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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday.

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In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.

Read EPUB books in your browser

A great deal of literature is available, much of it free, in the .epub format. Here’s how to read it in your browser.

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.

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Sony turns the page on ebooks in North America

It's not just Vaio that's getting the heave-ho from Sony; the electronics giant is also abandoning its e-reader business in North America, letting Kobo pick up the slack.

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EU's copyright do-over delayed a month

The EU's overhaul of its copyright system needs more public feedback, government officials say.

Buying Guide: Find the perfect ebook reader

What's the best device if you want to embrace a post-paper reading world? That all depends on whether you want a dedicated reading device or a more versatile tablet.

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Should you get an e-reader this holiday season?

We settle the age-old debate once and for all: Tablet or e-reader?

Internet Archive, fearful of spying, boosts its encryption

The non-profit site will keep less user data and adopt the secure HTTPS protocol by default.

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two.

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