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Amazon Beefs Up Its Kindle Team to Take on the iPad [Kindle]

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Nick Bilton flags a surge of job openings at Amazon, all for the Kindle team. Word is that Amazon’s working on a touchscreen color Kindle, and if anything, this hiring spree shows that they’re not screwing around: They’re gathering software engineers, new QA staff and apparently talking to game publishers about games for the platform. This wouldn’t be a Kindle 3 , it’d be a Kindle tablet .

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PSP2 To Be Announced At E3, According To Publishers [Gaming]

by on May.13, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, cat, cc, clear, Concept, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Et, Fan, game, Games, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hbo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, kin, Labels, MER, mid, Ming, Mod, N8, Of, om, One, order, Padd, pages, PC, PI, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, PSP, psp 2, Psp2, Publishers, Q, quant, que, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rumors, Rv, serve, Sony, sony psp 2, Speculation, street, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Tron, true, TV, Up, Update, Us, Vide, Video, Video Games, Wall, X1

Word on the street is that Sony will be announcing a proper sequel to the PSP in just a couple of weeks at E3. That’s right—we’re not talking something slimmer, more slidy-outy, or colorful. A true PSP2.

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Amazon Will Correct Your Error-Filled Ebooks, Nervously [Ebooks]

by on May.11, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, amazon kindle, and, AR, Bar, book, Books, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebook corrections, ebook readers, Ebooks, Error, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, Kindle, Kindle books, Led, Mod, nex, next, om, One, order, Padd, paper, Play, Privacy, Publishers, Q, Rc, Rv, Sim, Style, Sue, Tag, teeth, thor, TI, Us, X1

If a paper book contains an embarrassing error, publishers and authors just grit their teeth until the next edition comes out. If an ebook contains the same, publishers can just issue a correction, right?

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Motion Tracking Taken to Inevitable Conclusion: Groping and Skirt Lifting [Nsfw]

by on May.10, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Ati, browser, Cam, chat, clear, de, design, dev, developer, Developers, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Face, face tracking, Free, friends, Fun, functions, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, ITA, iTab, japan, kin, late, mid, Mod, motion, motion tracking, Natal, Nsfw, om, One, order, Os, ota, Otaku, Padd, PI, Ping, Play, Pr, Pro, Publishers, Q, Rc, ski, skirt, Style, table, Tag, Tea, Teatime, Test, TI, time, Tracking, Us, Vide, Video, video chat, Video Games, web, X1

Japan’s Teatime is an adult game developer known for adding webcam functions like face tracking to their games. But their latest innovation known as “hand tracking”? It’s a new era, friends

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Amazon Stabs Penguin in the Throat With Ebook Pricing for Real Books [Amazon]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, amazon, apple, AR, Art, artic, book, Books, C6, clear, Covers, de, deal, deals, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, eee, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, iBooks, Id, Im, In, Ir, Isp, kin, Kindle, Mod, News, NK, Of, om, One, Online, order, Padd, penguin, Play, Pr, price, pricing, Publishers, Publishing, Q, Rc, Real, Style, Tabs, Tag, TI, Top, Ui, vers, Wsj, X1

Amazon? Not playing around with publishers when it comes to ebook deals. Penguin’s contract ran out on April 1, so Amazon can’t sell their ebooks.

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Get Ready for More Expensive Kindle Books From HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster [Amazon]

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Publishers HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have signed a deal with Amazon to follow the agency pricing model for their books—the same deal publishers have with Apple for the iBookstore—allowing the two publishers to set their own books prices. Custom Jewelry . More

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Ebooks, iPads, and the Terrifying Death of the Dust Jacket [Ebooks]

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If publishers are good at one thing, it’s publishing. If they’re good at two things, it’s publishing and consecrating every aspect of the paper book, until changing anything about it seems unthinkable. Denver Search Engine Optimization . This week’s e-crisis: The Death of the Cover. More

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Huge Indie Publisher, Perseus Books Group, Signs Ebook Deal for iPad [Apple]

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A major independent publisher, Perseus Books Group , has signed a deal with Apple to provide ebooks for the iPad. According to the NYT, the deal is similar to those which Apple has made with other major publishers: More

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Amazon Threatens to Dump Two Major Publishers (Read: They Just Lost the Price War) [Amazon]

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Amazon is getting serious about getting its way with ebook pricing, threatening to do what they did to Macmillan (pull physical and digital books) unless publishers agree to certain demands. More

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