Penguin pulls plug on library e-lending

Penguin says it's to stop supplying e-books to libraries, and will no longer allow them to lend any titles for Amazon's Kindle reader.

Report: Amazon working on a smartphone

For the holiday season of this year, Amazon is releasing its first Android tablet. Next year, it may release its first Android smartphone.

Someone's already rooted the Kindle Fire

Well that certainly didn't take long.

The push for a Kindle phone

With Amazon's Kindle Fire lighting up excitement for Android tablets in a way no other product has been able to so far, there are questions about whether or not it could do the same for an Android phone.

Kobo Touch "With Offers" is $99

The Kobo brand, perhaps best known as the one that was tied to the now-defunct retailer Borders, is looking to grab some new attention for the holiday season.

Amazon acquires text-to-speech startup, Siri challenger?

Without a lot of hype and fanfare, Amazon has snatched up a new company focused on text-to-speech technology.

Kindle lending library launches with thousands of books

Amazon's opened its Kindle lending library, offering over 5,000 titles for loan, including over 100 current and former New York Times Bestsellers.

Amazon tries to court authors directly

Instead of dealing with publishers to get digital copies of books distributed through the Kindle, Amazon is now looking to connect with the authors directly.

Rumor: Amazon wants webOS for Kindle tablets

A new report claims Amazon is eyeing Hewlett Packard's defunct webOS for future iterations of its Kindle tablets.

Amazon refreshes Kindle e-reader lineup

Amazon refreshed its Kindle e-reader lineup on Wednesday, alongside the launch of its long-awaited Fire tablet.

Kindle Fire tablet to arrive Nov 15 at $199

The much-anticipated Kindle tablet announcement has come and gone, leaving us with all the pertinent details for the product's launch.

B&N may be prepping new Nook device

Just in time to correspond with Amazon's expected tablet reveal, new rumors are popping up about Barnes & Noble's tablet strategy.

Kindle library lending program kicks off

Amazon has just launched a new initiative that will allow Kindle owners to "check out" e-books from library websites.

Gamestop working on its own tablet

A largely unexpected retailer has just announced its foray into the ever growing tablet market.

Amazon reportedly working on 'Netflix for books'

Amazon is apparently set to launch a new service that will give users access to a massive collection of e-books for a flat monthly fee.

Founder of Project Gutenberg dies at age 64

Michael Stern Hart, credited with creating the most ambitious online book initiative to date, has passed away after leaving an inimitable mark on the digital landscape.

Analysis: Amazon tablet could sell 5 million units

Amazon could be the biggest threat the iPad has seen yet, with the online retailer expected to launch its own tablet later this year.

On Amazon CEO's curious 'airbag phone' patent

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has personally attached his name to a most intriguing patent for a phone that has a half dozen tiny airbags.

Amazon unveils new 'Cloud Reader' Kindle service

Users can now read their digitally downloaded books from any Chrome or Safari browser, without the need to install a special app or software program.

Tribune publishing company reportedly creating own tablet

One of the largest newspaper publishing companies in the world is taking the strategy of "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" to a whole new level.