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Every Website Can Now Be a Bookstore

*Kindle for the Web enables customers to read full text of Kindle books in their web browser – no download or installation required*

*Websites are invited to participate in decentralized e-book sales*

*Kindle for the Web is Chrome OS launch partner*

SEATTLE, Dec 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Two months ago, Amazon launched Kindle for the Web, making it possible to read free first chapters of Kindle books through web browsers. Today, Amazon announced that Kindle for the Web will expand to enable anyone with access to a web browser to buy and read full Kindle books – no download or installation required. For the first time ever, bookstores, other retailers, authors, bloggers and other website owners will be able to offer Kindle books from their own sites, let their readers start enjoying the full text of these books instantly, and earn referral fees through the Amazon Associates Program for sales made through their sites. Website owners can embed the Kindle for the Web widget in a matter of seconds and start offering Kindle books. The update to Kindle for the Web was demonstrated on-stage at a Google Chrome event today and will support Chrome OS devices, including the new Chrome OS Notebook, as well as the Chrome browser and other web browsers.  (more…)

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New Kindle Exclusive: Edward Burns–Actor, Writer, Director and Film Producer–Makes Electronic Edition of Screenplay “Nice Guy Johnny” Available Exclusively in the Kindle Store

*The screenplay of Burns’ “Nice Guy Johnny,” the film version of which is releasing today on DVD, is available for Kindle and Kindle app customers in less than 60 seconds*

SEATTLE, Oct 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE)Amazon.com today announced that actor, writer, director and film producer Edward Burns has made the screenplay of his just-released film “Nice Guy Johnny” available in electronic format exclusively in the Kindle Store (www.amazon.com/kindlestore). Kindle customers can purchase this book for $7.99 and read it on their Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry and Android-based devices. Amazon’s Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. With Kindle Worry-Free Archive, books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon, where they can be re-downloaded wirelessly for free, anytime. The e-book edition of “Nice Guy Johnny” will be exclusive to the Kindle Store for one year. (more…)

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70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform Now Available

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

Amazon.com today announced that the 70 percent royalty option that enables authors and publishers who use the Kindle Digital Text Platform (DTP) to earn a larger share of revenue from each Kindle book they sell is now available.


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