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Amazon is bringing some of the best non-fiction classics to Kindle

Amazon wants Kindle to be a destination for all types of writing, and that now includes older non-fiction and short-form stories that may have otherwise been lost to time. 182 more words


Amazon reportedly planning a physical bookstore in New York City

Amazon may open a brick-and-mortar bookstore and cafe in the Hudson Yards development on the west side of Manhattan, reports The New York Post. The deal may not be closed just yet, but The Post says Amazon is serious about the location and is moving forward with a deal. 174 more words

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A security developer wrote such a scathing Amazon review that the product disappeared

Matthew Garrett is a security developer at CoreOS who also buys Internet of Things devices on Amazon and writes security reviews about them. Among his purchased and reviewed gadgets are seven smart bulbs and the… 336 more words

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FAA proposes $350,000 fine against Amazon for shipping 'Liquid Fire'

The FAA wants to fine Amazon $350,000 for mishandling the shipment of something called “Amazing! Liquid Fire,” Reuters reports. The FAA claims that in October 2014, Amazon shipped the product — one gallon of corrosive clog remover — from Louisville, KY to Boulder, CO, violating the FAA’s Hazardous Materials Regulations in the process,  169 more words

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Jeff Bezos thinks trying to get revenge on Gawker is a waste of time

Speaking today at the Code Conference, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spoke out against Peter Thiel’s crusade against Gawker Media. Bezos who was perhaps speaking more as the owner of The Washington Post than as the CEO of Amazon, shied away from discussing the specifics of the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial that Thiel has been funding. 198 more words

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Kanex's USB-C portable battery charger is now available

Kanex has released a new USB-C portable battery charger that seems like a good deal on the surface. It claims it can deliver a full charge to your MacBook with its 15,000 mAh battery, comes with safety features like built-in circuit protection to keep your devices from overcharging, and comes with two extra USB-C cables,  78 more words

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Amazon’s next Alexa device could have a tablet-sized display

Amazon’s secretive hardware unit, Lab126, is working on an Alexa-powered display that resembles a tablet, according to a report today from The Wall Street Journal… 277 more words

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