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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical’ – Washington Times

Friday, May 19, 2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: JANE AUSTEN: THE SECRET RADICAL By Helena Kelly Alfred A, Knopf, $27.95, 336 pages The default setting for a novel is the present day. We also have historical novels, sci-fic novels, gothic novels, and novels about other worlds — including chicklit and Scandi Noir. We call them “genre novels” to distinguish them from mainstream fiction about believable characters and events in credible places. This was not the case in…

Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more – TechCrunch

Friday, May 19, 2017

Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales on its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new twist on this to spur more buying in its books business. Today, Amazon announced Amazon Charts, a new kind of bestseller list that will give users, for the first time ever, a top 20 list of “most read” books on Amazon…

Here’s how billions of people use Google products, in one chart – CNBC

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Walmart Will Never Beat Amazon – Forbes

Friday, May 19, 2017

. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Walmart can spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying up online retailers. It can shatter more neighborhood stores. But it will never beat Amazon. For a simple reason: it isn’t a technology company. It’s a retailer using technology, and that’s not good enough to attract software developers—the ultimate source of competitive advantage in the Internet space. After watching Amazon take away sales for years, Walmart has…

Apple iOS 10.3.2 Has A Nasty Surprise – Forbes

Friday, May 19, 2017

Earlier this week released iOS 10.3.2. It is a deceptively important update, but a number of users have received a nasty surprise when upgrading… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system updates for the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines. Apple Apple iOS 10.3.2 update is important, but can also potentially cause problems While there have been several isolated issues reported, a wider…

The Next Market Amazon Could Take Over – Fortune

Friday, May 19, 2017

As Amazon seeks to continue its healthy pace of growth and leverage its massive distribution network, expanding into pharmaceutical distribution would be a logical move and natural extension of its business. With net sales of $136 billion in 2016, Amazon cannot ignore the potential growth that could be realized from the health care industry, which currently accounts for nearly 18% of U.S. GDP and could reach 25% over the next…

Amazon’s new bestseller list tracks what people are actually reading – The Verge

Friday, May 19, 2017

Today, Amazon is launching a new bestseller list called Amazon Charts, which will track the top 20 books that have sold the best on any given week and the 20 books being read the most. While Amazon already has a number of hourly bestseller lists across a broad range of genres, this list will provide a more stable snapshot of the week’s bestselling and best-read books. The list will be…

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical’ – Washington Times

Friday, May 19, 2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: JANE AUSTEN: THE SECRET RADICAL By Helena Kelly Alfred A, Knopf, $27.95, 336 pages The default setting for a novel is the present day. We also have historical novels, sci-fic novels, gothic novels, and novels about other worlds — including chicklit and Scandi Noir. We call them “genre novels” to distinguish them from mainstream fiction about believable characters and events in credible places. This was not the case in…

Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more – TechCrunch

Friday, May 19, 2017

Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales on its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new twist on this to spur more buying in its books business. Today, Amazon announced Amazon Charts, a new kind of bestseller list that will give users, for the first time ever, a top 20 list of “most read” books on Amazon…

Here’s how billions of people use Google products, in one chart – CNBC

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster – TechCrunch

Friday, May 19, 2017

As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook’s Instant Articles — the company is announcing some updates to AMP, its collaborative project to speed up mobile web pages. Today at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced that there are now over 2 billion AMP pages covering some 900,000 domains. These pages are…

Toby Keith Books Free Concert in Saudi Arabia – CMT.com

Friday, May 19, 2017

by CMT.com Staff 6h ago Toby Keith will be in Saudi Arabia’s capital city of Riyadh on Saturday (May 20) to co-headline An Arabian Lute & American Guitar concert with popular Saudi singer Rabeh Sager. Admission to the free event is restricted to only males, and there is a formal dress code. Osama Nugali, a spokesman for the Saudi Foreign Ministry, said in the Washington Post that the event was…

Amazon Debuts a New Bestseller List for Books – Fortune

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Amazon’s new bestseller list tracks what people are actually reading – The Verge

Friday, May 19, 2017

Today, Amazon is launching a new bestseller list called Amazon Charts, which will track the top 20 books that have sold the best on any given week and the 20 books being read the most. While Amazon already has a number of hourly bestseller lists across a broad range of genres, this list will provide a more stable snapshot of the week’s bestselling and best-read books. The list will be…

Here’s how billions of people use Google products, in one chart – CNBC

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more – TechCrunch

Friday, May 19, 2017

Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales on its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new twist on this to spur more buying in its books business. Today, Amazon announced Amazon Charts, a new kind of bestseller list that will give users, for the first time ever, a top 20 list of “most read” books on Amazon…

Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster – TechCrunch

Friday, May 19, 2017

As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook’s Instant Articles — the company is announcing some updates to AMP, its collaborative project to speed up mobile web pages. Today at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced that there are now over 2 billion AMP pages covering some 900,000 domains. These pages are…

Cramer: How Wal-Mart is giving Amazon a run for its money – CNBC

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Google’s new VR headset is still a prototype — but it really works – The Verge

Friday, May 19, 2017

Google’s standalone VR headset, announced yesterday at I/O, was both obvious and unexpected. People have been talking about a self-contained Google headset for over a year, and speculating (quite confidently) that the company would eventually use Tango augmented reality tracking in lieu of outside cameras. But Google head of VR Clay Bavor didn’t just announce the existence of new hardware — he promised a reference design and two commercial versions,…