Publisher EDC has Pulled All Their Books From Amazon

Publisher EDC has Pulled All Their Books From Amazon

Well here we go again.  Shortly after a big book distributor had over 5000 kindle books removed from Amazon comes the news that EDC (Educational Development Corporation) which publishes Usborne and Kane Miller books in the United States, has pulled all of their books from Amazon. Back in 2009 EDC pulled two lines [...]

Amazon Japan Removed All Whale Meat From The Japanese Site Within 24 Hours Under Pressure

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The Internet retail giant Amazon.com has replied to a particular public outcry in opposition to the sale of whale meat on their Japanese Amazon site.   Amazon Japan Removed All Whale Meat From The Japanese Site Within 24 Hours Under Pressure.    They removed in excess of 145 food items on the site [...]

Amazon has Deleted 5,000 IPG Kindle Titles Following a Pricing Dispute

Amazon has Deleted 5,000 IPG Kindle Titles Following a Pricing Dispute

Amazon has deleted 5,000 IPG Kindle titles following a pricing dispute this week because it seems that the independent book distributor, Independent Publishers Group (IPG) would not give Amazon the discount that they wanted. The agreement between IPG and Amazon was at the end of their contract and it appears they were talking [...]

WordPress for Android is Now Here for Amazon’s Kindle Fire

WordPress for Android is Now Here for Amazon's Kindle Fire

More than glad to let you know that WordPress for Android is now here for Amazon’s Kindle Fire.   WordPress for Android works on phones and now tablets which is great news because with the extra screen space it’s going to make it a lot easier to work with. We paid special attention [...]

Kindle Fire Vs. IPad 2

Kindle Fire vs ipad 2

It is important that potential buyers know the difference and similarities between the Kindle Fire vs. IPad 2 before buying them. The first distinction is based on their screen sizes. Kindle Fire measures 7 inches while the latter has a 9.7 inches display. For those who love media services, the iPad 2 will [...]

Whitney Houston Songs and Albums Raced to the Top of Amazon’s Bestseller Lists

Whitney The Greatest Hits

Send to Kindle  Whitney Houston Songs and Albums Raced to the Top of Amazon’s Bestseller Lists.  Whitney Houston’s 1992 hit “I Will Always Love You” is currently at the top of the iTunes chart after her death this past Saturday.  Because it was a tie in with the very successful film “The Bodyguard” with Kevin [...]

Billy Ray Cyrus Has Signed With Amazon Publishing

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Amazon.com has a new celebrity to sign an exclusive publishing agreement.  Amazon announced that they have reached a deal to publish a memoir by the “Achy Breaky Heart” singer Billy Ray Cyrus.   Billy Ray Cyrus Has Signed With Amazon Publishing.   How about that? Amazon has suggested that their publishing arm does not [...]

Amazon’s New Sports Collectibles and Memorabilia Store

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This weekend is Super Bowl weekend which is one of the biggest times of the years for sports.  Most of us will watch Super Bowl XLVI eating hot wings and drinking beer where there are many football fans will spend their time in the finer things that comes with any Super Bowl weekend. [...]

Amazon.com Fourth Quarter Sales Up 35%, But Profits Are Down 58%

Amazon.com Fourth Quarter Sales Up 35%, But Profits Are Down 58%

Amazon Reported Tuesday afternoon that Amazon.com Fourth Quarter Sales Up 35%, But Profits Are Down 58%.  Amazon pulled in a crazy amount of  revenue the last three months of 2011 with the Kindle Tablets increasing three time over during the holiday season.  The 35% sales increase went to $17.43 billion compared to $12.95 [...]

Amazon Web Services S3 Cloud Nearly Tripled in Objects Stored in 2011

S3Cloud

Big update on the growth of Amazon’s S3 Cloud.  Is the cloud getting big?  You bet it is.  Amazon Web Services S3 Cloud Nearly Tripled in Objects Stored in 2011.  Amazon Web Services reports that at the end of 2010 the storage service housed around 262 billion objects.   Compared to 2009 it doubled [...]

Amazon Tax Bills Come Due For South Carolina Customers

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Do you live in South Carolina?  Did you purchase anything from Amazon in 2011?  You may receive a letter or email from Amazon sometimes this week reminding you that Amazon Tax Bills come due for South Carolina customers and you owe the state of South Carolina money, because the online retailer didn’t collect [...]

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