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Morning Links — Trouble In Amazon Land
February 18, 2013 | 9:22 am

Why does Angry Birds have a vice president of book publishing? (The Guardian) Sanna Lukander explains why print books are more than a licensing sideline for Rovio Amazon fires German security firm amid probe over mistreatment of temporary workers (Washington Post) In a German TV documentary aired last week, temporary Amazon workers complained about guards from Hensel European Security Services Amazon's Jeff Bezos Doesn't Want An Empire, He Wants The World (Tech Crunch) faberNovel releases an updated version of a study called “ The Hidden Empire” Two new iPad ads hit the airwaves (TUAW) Kindle Daily Deals: Still With Me by Thierry Cohen (and 3 others) the Hidden Empire - Update...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
October 14, 2012 | 8:49 am

Oyster gets $3M to become the Spotify of books (GigaOM) Amazon releases 'Send to Kindle' for Chrome (TNW) Rovio announces Angry Birds book app (Paid Content) On the Comfort of Bad Books (The Rumpus) Kindle Daily Deal: Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute {and} Chicken Big by Keith Graves * * *  Follow us @TeleRead  Join us on Facebook         ...

Angry Birds E-Reader App to Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair
October 5, 2012 | 8:51 am

The incredibly prolific Good E-Reader blog is probably best known for covering just about every possible e-reading-related topic under the sun, but today a brief item was posted that I definitely didn't see coming. According to the post, the latest buzz regarding next week's Frankfurt Book Fair has to do with the ever-present Angry Birds franchise. Apparently Rovio, the self-described "entertainment media company" that created Angry Birds, "has now resorted to making an e-book app." Unfortunately Rovio hasn't shared many details about exactly what that means, although I guess we'll know by Wednesday or Thursday of next week. If anyone happens to have any insider...

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