Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Western Digital Introduces Enterprise-Class HDDs and SSDs, 14TB SMR HDDs On The Way
HARMAN Invests in Navdy and Partners to Offer Aftermarket Augmented Reality Driving Device
Meizu m5 Note Comes With A 5.5-inch 1080p Display And A Large Battery
Korean Researchers Develop Flexible and Transparent Semiconductors
New BenQ SW320 Flagship Photographer Monitor Released
Nanya Completes Acquisition of Micron Shares
Facebook, Twitter And Google Are Partnering To Help Curb Spread of Online Terrorist Content
Microsoft Is Careful With New Chatbot Zo, Now Available For Testing
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Amazon ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Amazon to Launch "Kindle Singles"


Today, Amazon announced that it will launch "Kindle Singles"--Kindle books that are twice the length of a New Yorker feature or as much as a few chapters of a typical book.

Amazon called on writers and publishers on Tuesday to submit short works to "Kindle Singles," a new section of the US online retail giant's electronic bookstore.

Writers that will participate to Kindle Singles will have their own section in the Kindle Store and be priced much less than a typical book.

"Ideas and the words to deliver them should be crafted to their natural length, not to an artificial marketing length that justifies a particular price or a certain format," said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President, Kindle Content. "With Kindle Singles, we're reaching out to publishers and accomplished writers and we're excited to see what they create."

Like all Kindle content, Kindle Singles will be "Buy Once, Read Everywhere"--customers will be able to read them on Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry, and Android-based devices. Amazon's Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. In addition, with the Kindle Worry-Free Archive, Kindle Singles will be automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon where they can be re-downloaded wirelessly for free, anytime.

Amazon also offers a self-publishing platform that allows authors and publishers to format and upload their own books to the Kindle Store.

To be considered for Kindle Singles, interested parties should contact digital-publications@amazon.com.

Amazon's Kindle is the leader in the e-reader field but it has been facing pressure recently from Apple's iPad, the "Nook" from US bookstore Barnes & Noble and others.


Previous
Next
EA Deploys Medal of Honor to Retail Stores Today        All News        BNI Video Launches Video Platform with the Backing of Major Industry Players
Norton 360 Version 5.0 Beta Now Available for Download     General Computing News      BNI Video Launches Video Platform with the Backing of Major Industry Players

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Go Eliminates Checkout Lines In Stores
New Amazon Tool Protect Cloud Customers From Attacks
Amazon Unveils Image Recognition, Voice-Activated AI Services
Amazon's Next Alexa Speaker Will Be Larger
Amazon May Add Sports Broadcasts To Prime
Amazon Takes On Netflix With Global Launch Of Streaming Service
Amazon to Sell Discounted Fiat Chrysler Cars
Black Friday Shopping on Amazon.com Will Run For More than 35 Days
Amazon Home Services Expands into 20 New U.S. Metro Areas, Music Unlimited launches in the UK
Amazon Teams With VMware for Hybrid Cloud
Amazon Launches Streaming Music Service
Amazon Launches Reading Feature for Prime Members

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .