Amazon Ready To Make Real Money Again
J.P. Morgan just came out with its best near-term stock picks and the favorite among the Internet sector is good old Amazon, which investors have soured on lately. It lagged the S&P 500 in 2011 and shares are off 25% from their all-time highs of $250 in October, hampered by what investors saw as a […
Best Sellers From a Vanished World
One of the first things new Kindle users discover is that Amazon is giving away e-books. In fact, there is an entire best-seller list made up of free titles. But the contemporary novels on this list are not as up-to-date as they might be.
Asia, Innovation, And Urban Density
Matt Yglesias makes a smart point: [I]f you take the long view of world history you’ll see that the question that needs explaining isn’t “why is so much stuff happening in Asia” but rather “why is so little stuff happening in Asia.” For most of human history, Asia is where all the action is since […
Amazon has quietly pushed out a software update for the Kindle Touch that’s supposed to improve page-turn speeds and make menu navigation feel zippier.
Kindle Touch gets new software version 5.0.3
It wasn’t all that long ago that the Nook Simple Touch got a bit of freshening up thanks to some new code, and now it’s the Kindle Touch’s turn for an upgrade. Amazon has just released software version 5.0.3 for its newest e-reader that brings “general software improvements” to the device. We’re not sure exactly what that means, but we do know the update will be delivered via WiFi in the next few weeks, and anxious owners interested in grabbing it now can head on down to the source link below…