Amazon Pleads With Hachette to Cut E-Book Prices

In the ongoing spat between Amazon and Hachette over pricing , Amazon has now called for Hachette to simply cut its e-book prices—a move which, it claims, will lower consumer prices on digital titles and provide writers with a larger paycheck at the same time.Read more...

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Amazon Pleads With Hachette to Cut E-Book Prices

In the ongoing spat between Amazon and Hachette over pricing , Amazon has now called for Hachette to simply cut its e-book prices—a move which, it claims, will lower consumer prices on digital titles and provide writers with a larger paycheck at the same time.Read more...

Getting Orwell Wrong

I was ready to come to Amazon’s defense (and I will, eventually). In their long letter to the writing community, they made some excellent points. They inflamed our passions, gave us historical context for our discontent,

Amazon Books Team Invokes Orwell Incorrectly in War Against Authors

Earlier this week ,

Writers And Editors Call Out Amazon For Going After Hachette, But Will It Matter?

Amazon.com appears to be flexing its muscle against publishers once again. The New York Times reported this morning that the online retail giant had removed preorder options for upcoming titles from publisher Hachette (which owns the imprints Grand Central Publishing, Little Brown, Orbit,

Penguin Hatches A Cloud Reader For Pelican Books

Penguin Books has launched a cloud reader for its resurrected Pelican educational imprint — to experiment with delivering e-books in the browser. It likely hasn’t passed you by that traditional book publishers aren’t having the best of times these days. Indeed,

At Home with Tim O'Reilly (Videos 3 and 4 of 6)

Today's videos are parts three and four of our casual interview with Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media and one of the most influential open source boosters around. (You supplied the questions. He supplied the answers.

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

A New Version of Windows Phone 8.1 Is Coming and It's Bringing Folders

It wasn't long ago that we got Windows Phone 8.1, which introduced Cortana and all kinds of other features that helped finally make Windows Phone good enough . Now another WP update is on the way, and it comes bearing folders. Read more...

This skier must be a wizard or use anti-gravity skis

This guy's name is Adam Delorme, although I will just go ahead and call him Darth Delorme. Or His Wizardness Lord Delorme of Snow. He can go by either name. Like the rest of the skiers in the documentary Less, his skiing seems more like an act of magic than actual skiing.

Giant goliath fish punks a fisherman and then steals his fish and gun

This goliath grouper sure isn't happy about sharing the waters with us humans. It grumpily swims over to the man spearfishing, intimidates him with a little head butt and then steals the fish he caught. Even worse, he took the guy's gun for a little joy ride.

“7天无理由退换货”吓住不少“网店掌柜”

“以后这生意更难做了,哎,真不知道会不会被竞争对手恶意购买和恶意退货。”从事进口零食代购的“网店掌柜”潘小姐近日在朋友圈里感叹,与此同时,记者发现,最近在朋友圈里发类似牢骚的“网店掌柜”还不少。

Watch All 10 'Halloween' Movies in 2 Minutes

If you realize as October passes by that you don’t have the time or emotional fortitude to watch every single installment of the Halloween series, YouTube channel CineFix has your back. They summarize all ten movies in two minutes in the above animated clip,

Your Online TV Watching Can Now Be Tracked Across Devices

itwbennett (1594911) writes A partnership between TV measurement company Nielsen and analytics provider Adobe, announced today,

专访nut田林:创业是一种修行(下)

团队认真做事儿,其他人就会帮助。我很欣慰,在一个小却有需求的领域,一个小而美的团队做出了小而美的事情。创业是一场修行,一场以人为本的修行。

Windows 10将原生支持USB 3.1 Type-C及DualRole连接

在微软即将举行的WinHEC会议上,更多关于Windows 10的细节将被公开。微软也公布了会以的议程清单,其中一场分会的内容显示了Windows 10发布时即将提供正反插入的USB 3.1 Type-C标准和USB Dual Role连接的原生支持。

8-second marketing: How to craft content strategies for Generation Z

This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.They can't sit still. They're diverse. They're about a quarter of the United States population. And guess what?

[图]运营商版Nexus 5/6将于10月5日获得Android 6.0更新

援引MobileSyrup报道,根据最新透露的加拿大电信运营商TELUS升级路线图显示Nexus 5/6两款设备将于今年10月5日获得Android 6.

从美团和大众点评合体,看投资机构的宫心计

文/showalk  没错,美团和大众点评看来真的要合体了。  接近双方投行的人士透露,美团和大众点评合并的方案已经敲定,接下来将进入各家股东、共同股东、以及双方管理团队核准的阶段。换句话说,双方就各自利 ... ...

联发科MT8173跑分曝光 单线程跑分虐三星华为

高通和华为采用A72架构的处理器即将登场,而联发科自然也不甘落后。

2016年阿里巴巴商业服务生态报告

作为信息技术与商业服务深度结合的全新产物,2003年以来,以交易服务为主、以交易平台为核心的“电子商务交易服务业”开始出现。十余年来,基于互联网的“商业服务业”迅速崛起。以阿里巴巴集团为代表,平台与服务商融合发展,服务商生态集聚化。目前,平台上多方之间互动频繁,服务商之间交流竞争更加充分、创新层出 不穷,形成了一个巨大的“商业服务生态” , 共同为亿万的买家、卖家提供丰富多彩的服务。

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