Posts tagged NASDAQ:AMZN
Financial Journalists Weigh in on the B&N Nook
December 31, 2012 | 2:48 pm
We aren't normally in the business of sharing stock picks here at TeleRead. But for the past three days, one of the biggest stories on the e-reading beat has been the news that Pearson—the British educational media company that owns the Financial Times and the Penguin Group—just invested $89.5 million in Barnes & Noble's Nook Media division, equalling a five percent equity stake. Business publications and financial journalists, of course, have responded en masse by sharing their own opinions about which companies in the e-reading space are headed for greatness, and which ones may have taken too many financial missteps already. As a...
Kindle Direct Publishing Adds $1.5M Holiday Bonus for KDP Select Authors
December 1, 2012 | 11:58 am
With millions of Kindles bought (and many gifted) this holiday season, authors can earn a share of both the regular monthly fund and the bonus every time their book is borrowed from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de and Amazon.fr. In the first full year of KDP Select, Amazon will pay authors more than $7 million from the KDP Select fund; over 500 KDP Select books have reached the top 100 Kindle best seller lists around the world. [PRESS RELEASE] SEATTLE—November 29, 2012—(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that a bonus of $1.5 million has been added to the KDP Select global...