Kindle Unlimited and KOLL to Pay by Words Read

Here’s the skinny (emphasis added): Starting next month, the e-commerce giant will pay independent authors based on the number of pages read, rather than the number of times their book has been borrowed. The move is aimed at authors enrolled in Kindle Direct Publishing platform – which lets authors set list prices, decide rights and […]

The Real Mr. Darcy Found?

Dr Susan Law believes the fictional aristocrat was based on the first Earl of Morley, John Parker, who was married to a friend of Austen and said to be “intense”. She now claims to have built a “convincing argument” for pinning down the real Fitzwilliam Darcy, admitting she cannot be “100 per cent” sure…. Other […]

Amazon to Buy Some RadioShack Stores?

RadioShack, that overpriced electronics store that nobody shops in unless they can help it, has filed for bankruptcy. Is anyone surprised? Amazon is looking to pick up a few of these locations to use as brick-and-mortar locations: Amazon has considered using the RadioShack stores as showcases for the Seattle-based company’s hardware, as well as potential […]

Another Study on Tablets and Kids

The aim of this commentary is to review the existing literature, discuss future research directions, and suggest preliminary guidance for families.