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After Amazon's much-publicized 13 percent share slide at end January, following the release of its 4Q2015 quarterly results, the company has announced a $5 billion buyback program to repurchase its own shares. "This...

Yesterday, the Supreme Court lost one of its most conservative judges at one of the most interesting possible times. There are plenty of articles going around about what this will mean...

Should writers marry other writers, as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and her poet husband did? We know about “real-life literary power couples.” Me, I’m different. I don’t want to be a “power” (with...

Ever wonder why authors, publishers and their PR flacks want you to preorder books months in advance before they even gets published? It's a savvy marketing strategy---a ploy, a gimmick. Not...

I just got my first sales payment of 2016, and it wasn't from Amazon. I have a few offerings available on a niche website for teachers, which just sent me $1.74...

If you've ever tried to use a touchscreen with wet fingers or read an ebook in the rain (and yes, I have), then this could be for you. Japan Display Inc.,...

We’ve carried a few stories about Hoopla Digital before—when we discussed its app adding Chromecast support last year, or when it added e-books in 2014. Hoopla is a digital media streaming...

Courtesy of The Guardian, Fortune, Reddit, and a great many other places besides, here's an issue that every e-reading Apple user needs to be aware of - if they're not already....

Amazon appears to be making a strong push into a fast-growing market with the news that it has taken a 26 percent stake in Indian publishing house Westland, with an option...

Do you have to update your Kindle PC software or else have it stop working? It’s a good question, and I’ve been trying to determine the answer. So far, the results...