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100 best free books for Kindle (and other ebook stores)

You shouldn't always have to pay for a good read. Here are our picks for the best free books for Kindle so you tap into the thousands upon thousands of free Amazon and Google Play offerings that have fallen into public domain or temporary promotion.

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Amazon picks up Jesse Eisenberg comedy, Bream

Bream Gives Me the Hiccups, short stories written by Jesse Eisenberg, will be adapted into a TV series for Amazon.

Home Theater

Do theaters still matter? Amazon knows they do, even after The Interview

The Interview made headlines by skipping theaters and making its money online, but meanwhile, Amazon is trying to worm its way into theaters. What gives?

Movies & TV

Overstock to follow Amazon into the new age of streaming video

Overstock sees opportunity in Amazon's streaming video success, preparing a competing streaming service that will aim to entice customers to join its loyalty program.

Home Theater

Amazon is going Hollywood, plans to produce 12 theater releases per year

Helping to further blur the lines between streaming video and traditional mediums, Amazon has started Amazon Original Movies with the aim to release 12 movies in theaters ever year that will arrive on the company's Instant Video platform shortly thereafter.

Movies & TV

Amazon to debut original drama series Bosch February 13

Bosch, a 10-episode drama series based on the book series by Michael Connelly and starring Titus Welliver, is coming to Amazon Prime Video February 13

Home Theater

Amazon to debut Woody Allen’s first ever TV series

Woody Allen will be making his first TV series in his illustrious 65 year career, slated to land on Amazon Instant Video sometime next year.

Movies & TV

Amazon makes history with its ‘Transparent’ win at Golden Globes

Amazon on Sunday had its first ever success at the Golden Globes awards with two wins for dark comedy 'Transparent.' The victory is big news for the Web giant as it seeks to take on rival Netflix in the field of streaming video and original programming.

Movies & TV

From Delivery drones to Fire Phones: Amazon’s best and worst moments of 2014

Whatever one thinks about Amazon, the past 12 months proved to be a consequential, productive stretch for a company whose CEO founder Jeff Bezos is often prone to ambitions that can sound far-fetched and prescient in equal measure.

Mobile

Amazon bids adieu to 2014 with $110 worth of Android apps for free

Even though Amazon just had a big app sale last week, the retail giant is at it again. It now has $110 worth of apps and games for free. The freebies are only available today as part of Amazon's Free App of the Day Bundle, so hurry!

Mobile

10m new Amazon Prime members sign up over the holidays

How was Amazon's Christmas? The company has revealed how many people signed up for Prime, what the best-selling items were and when the very last gift was delivered on Christmas Eve.

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Amazon offers $220 worth of Android apps for free in Christmas sale

Amazon launched a three-day Christmas app sale on Wednesday, enabling Android users to save as much as $220 on mobile software usually costing from between 99 cents and $65 apiece.

Mobile

Vizio’s P-series 4K UHD TVs will get more content thanks to Amazon, Ultraflix, and Toon Goggles

Vizio announces the coming launch of more 4K UHD content for its P-series TVs, including Amazon Instant Video and Ultraflix.

Home Theater

Poll: 43% of Americans oppose the commercial use of drones, especially to make deliveries

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows there are more Americans who oppose the use of commercial drones than there are Americans who support their use. Americans are especially opposed to the use of drones to deliver small packages.

Cool Tech

All Amazon wants for Christmas is to sell you a bunch of discounted Chromebooks

Who needs Santa Claus? Amazon is proving its desire to be your Christmas gift go-to with a long list of discounted Chromebooks, some of which have been discounted under $200 for a limited time.

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