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Week In Review: New Kindle; iPhone Apps; Enhanced eBooks


Happy weekend! Here is a roundup of eBook news from this past week.

Amazon announced a new $139 Kindle and Jeff Bezos talked about it on Charlie Rose. We live blogged it.

The Author’s Guild estimated royalties in the Wylie Agency & Amazon Deal.

The U.S. Copyright Office legalized cracking DRM-enabled digital content in order to consume works in noninfringing ways.

Stieg Larsson sold more than a million eBooks on Kindle alone.

Simon & Schuster launched a serial teen novel online where readers can vote on the outcome. The publisher also released its first enhanced eBook.

The Zombie Survival Guide was released as an iPhone app.

Lit agent Laurie Abkemeier released an iPhone app.

A Kindle was stolen in NYC.

We examined the role a 2001 legal case between Rosetta Books & Random House has on current eBook deals.

Author Meg Pokrass was featured in our Digital Writer Spotlight.

We examined the right price for an eBook.

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