Morning Roundup: Kindle Smartphones, Logging into WiFi With Facebook, Digital Reading Innovations, Tom Clancy Has Died
October 3, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Tom Clancy Has Died (GalleyCat)
Bestselling novelist Tom Clancy has passed away, ending a legendary career in espionage fiction.
I Believe We Will See a Kindle Smartphone Sooner Rather than Later (The Digital Reader)
Rumors have been circulating for well over a year now that Amazon is working on a smartphone. I’m not sure how many of the rumors true or even vaguely accurate but I do think that even the untrue rumors are circling around a real product.
Cisco and Facebook have built a Wi-Fi technology that lets customers trade their demographic data for free Wi-Fi access. The data is collected anonymously, but it’s still highly useful to businesses collecting it.
Digital Reading: Innovation at Home and Abroad (Digital Book World)
I had a chance to talk to Matt Mullin, Digital Content Manager for Barnes & Noble.com, about what he’s seeing in the digital publishing landscape in his international travels.
Kindle Daily Deal: Istanbul Passage (and 4 others)