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Peter Wayner / The Atlantic:
Amazon to pay authors of self-published Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library e-books based on pages read, not downloads, from July 1st   —  What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page?  —  When I recently learned of Amazon's new plan to pay some authors …
Jun 21, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon starts weighting product ratings to favor reviews that are newer, helpful, and verified   —  Amazon updates customer reviews with new machine-learning platform  —  The e-commerce giant created a new in-house model to show off more up-to-date and helpful reviews for buyers.
Jun 20, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Amazon updates Kindle Paperwhite with doubled resolution of 300ppi at the same price of $119   —  Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite with a high-resolution screen  —  Amazon is updating the Kindle Paperwhite today with a new display, now at 300 pixels per inch.
Jun 17, 2015, 9:50 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Amazon Bans Kodi/XBMC App Over Piracy Concerns   —  Taking “infringing” apps out of popular app stores is one of Hollywood's key anti-piracy priorities for the years to come.  —  Various entertainment industry groups frequently report “piracy-enabling” apps to Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon …
Jun 17, 2015, 5:02 AMIn context
David Morgan / Reuters:
Amazon says federal rules, not state or local, should regulate unmanned aerial systems ahead of oversight committee hearing Wednesday   —  Amazon insists federal rules apply to U.S. deliveries by drone  —  Amazon.com, seeking to bolster its efforts to deliver products via drone …
Jun 16, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is developing an app that pays ordinary people, rather than carriers, to deliver packages; no firm timetable for when the service would launch   —  Amazon Seeks Help With Deliveries  —  Web retailer mulls paying people to drop off packages amid push to cut shipping costs
Jun 16, 2015, 11:37 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Expands Prime With Goods Shipped Directly From Merchants   —  Amazon.com has quietly begun rolling out a program that could dramatically increase the number of items eligible for two-day shipping through its Prime membership.  —  The e-commerce giant is now listing items in Prime …
Jun 13, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Amazon releases first transparency report, covering January 1-May 31: 813 subpoenas of which 66% were fully complied with, 0-249 national security requests   —  After years of silence, Amazon releases first transparency report  —  The cloud giant said it was never part of the government's PRISM surveillance program.
Jun 12, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Ross Miller / The Verge:
Google will take on Amazon's Twitch by launching YouTube Gaming, an app and website for live-streamed and on-demand gaming video, this summer in US and UK   —  Google is launching a ‘YouTube built for gamers’ to take on Twitch  —  Google is now officially taking on Twitch.
Jun 12, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Cyanogen to include Google Play competitor Playphone's app store on its OS in select markets   —  Cyanogen Inc partners with Playphone — a Google Play Store competitor  —  If you are an Android user, there is a good chance you have downloaded apps and games from the Google Play Store.
Jun 11, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context

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