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Amazon.de Launches German Kindle Store with the Largest Selection of Any E-Bookstore in Germany

*Amazon’s Free “Buy Once, Read Everywhere” Kindle Apps Now Available in German*

*Thousands of Free German Classics Available on Kindle*

LUXEMBOURG, Apr 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon.de today launched the Kindle Store (www.amazon.de/kindlebuecher), the biggest e-bookstore in Germany, with the largest selection of ebooks including more than 650,000 titles, 71 of 100 Spiegel bestsellers, and over 25,000 German-language titles with thousands of German classics downloadable for free only on Kindle. Amazon also announced that its series of free “Buy Once, Read Everywhere” apps for the most popular devices, including iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, PC, Mac and Android-based devices, are now available in German-language versions. In addition, in response to customer demand, Amazon is now offering the latest-generation Kindle and Kindle 3G with an English user interface directly from Amazon.de. (more…)

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Amazon’s Kindle Digital Text Platform Extends 70 Percent Royalty Option to Books Sold to Canadian Customers

*Authors and publishers can now earn more money on every book sold to Canadian customers Kindle Digital Text Platform changes name to Kindle Direct Publishing*

SEATTLE, Jan 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that the popular Kindle Digital Text Platform (DTP) is extending the 70 percent royalty option to include books sold to Canadian customers. This royalty option is available for books sold to Canadian customers from the Kindle Store for Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, or one of the Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry, PC, Mac, Windows Phones and Android-based devices. Kindle Digital Text Platform is also changing its name to Kindle Direct Publishing. (more…)

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Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 39% to $7.56 Billion

SEATTLE, Oct 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) —  Amazon.com, Inc. today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010.

Operating cash flow increased 16% to $2.62 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $2.25billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2009. Free cash flow decreased 5% to $1.83 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $1.92 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2009. (more…)

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Amazon Announces 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform in the UK

*Starting today, authors and publishers worldwide can earn more royalties from every Kindle book sold in the UK*

LUXEMBOURG, Oct 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that the 70 percent royalty option for the Kindle Digital Text Platform (DTP) is now available in the UK. For each book sold from the Amazon.co.uk Kindle Store, authors and publishers can choose this option immediately and start earning a 70 percent royalty, net of delivery costs. The Kindle Digital Text Platform (https://dtp.amazon.co.uk) is a fast and easy tool which allows publishers and authors around the world to add their books and start selling in the UK Kindle Store (and Amazon’s global Kindle Store on www.amazon.com) in minutes. (more…)

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