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Apple iOS 11.0.3 Continues To Anger Users – Forbes

Monday, October 30, 2017

While we wait for the exciting potential of iOS 11.1, the sad fact remains Apple iOS 11.0.3 is causing users a lot of problems. And now even the most ardent of Apple supporters are recognising this…  Writing about the topic famed ally AppleInsider wrote “Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums” many of which “don’t seem to have a common cause, or are…

Amazon Isn’t the Only Big Winner This Earnings Cycle – Bloomberg

Monday, October 30, 2017

For all the hand-wringing about how Amazon.com Inc.’s growth aspirations may hurt other companies, there’s plenty of evidence in third-quarter earnings results that the online retailer isn’t alone in benefiting from robust economic growth. Amazon blew through forecasts Thursday, triggering a stock surge that made founder Jeff Bezos the world’s richest person. But the week held other winners too: Results from Microsoft Corp., General Motors Co. and United Parcel Service Inc. all…

Amazon is adding Audible support to its entry-level Kindle – Engadget

Monday, October 30, 2017

You can’t use ordinary wired headphones to listen to Morgan Freeman narrate poetry, though — you’ll have to use Bluetooth-connected speakers or headphones. In addition, Amazon didn’t give a more specific release date other than saying that it’s coming in the next few months. If you’re up for a vacation and would like a Kindle with Audible support, you can get Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis. That one, however, will set…

Google CEO Promises to Fix Cheeseburger Emoji | Time.com – TIME

Monday, October 30, 2017

Google takes its emojis very seriously. Responding to criticism about the placement of cheese on Google’s version of the cheeseburger emoji, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that he would take a look at the issue immediately. “Will drop everything else we are doing and address on Monday if folks can agree on the correct way to do this!” Pichai tweeted. Pichai was responding to author Thomas Baekdal, who pointed out…

5 new books you don’t want to miss this week, including Michael Connelly – USA TODAY

Monday, October 30, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE When the weather turns brisk and fall is in the air, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book. We’ve picked 10 new releases that will captivate your imagination while you sip on some hot cocoa. USA TODAY ‘Two Kinds of Truth’ by Michael Connelly(Photo: Little, Brown) USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. Two…

Roundup of new children’s books – SFGate

Monday, October 30, 2017

Caption Close It’s not often that a tree serves as the narrator of a novel. Bay Area Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate pulls off the challenge with natural grace and grand purpose. Her red oak is old, wise and optimistic; home to many; observer and occasional agent; historian and storyteller with humans usually off limits. By tradition each May, local folk hang their wishes on branches, and one is from a…

Publishing Guidelines – The Daily Iowan

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Daily Iowan strives for accuracy and fairness in the reporting of news. We aim to publish corrections or clarifications promptly after they are brought to our attention. If we have made an error that you think may warrant a correction or clarification, email Editor Grace Pateras at gracepateras@gmail.com. Take-down or “un-publish” requests It is our editorial policy not to “un-publish” or take down published articles from our website….

Hollywood and book publishers are turning to this online platform for their next ’50 Shades of Grey’ – CNBC

Monday, October 30, 2017

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An Apple engineer showed his daughter the new iPhone X. Now, she says, he’s fired. – Recode

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The famously secretive iPhone maker has zero — and we mean zero — patience with product leaks. Take it from Brooke Amelia Peterson. “At the end of the day, when you work for Apple it doesn’t matter how good of a person you are,” the teenager said in a YouTube video Saturday. “If you break a rule, they just have no tolerance. They had to do what they had to…

Zimbabwe Hyperinflates Again, Entering the Record Books For A Second Time In Less Than A Decade – Forbes

Sunday, October 29, 2017

WILFRED KAJESE/AFP/Getty Images In 2008, Zimbabwe suffered the second most severe episode of hyperinflation in recorded history. Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rate peaked in November 2008, reaching 89.7 sextillion (10^23) percent. Well, Zimbabwe is experiencing hyperinflation again today. Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rate is currently at 348%. Zimbabwe has officially experienced the 58th verified episode of hyperinflation on record. This episode has been added to the Hanke-Krus World Hyperinflation Table, which first appeared in…

5 new books you don’t want to miss this week, including Michael Connelly – USA TODAY

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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These are New Yorkers’ favorite books to check out – New York Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can judge a city by its favorite books. Psychological thriller “Into the Water,” by bestselling author Paula Hawkins, was the most popular book throughout the New York Public Library’s 88 branches in August — with 1,568 checkouts total, data obtained by The Post show. No. 2 was the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead, with 1,011…

Donald Bain, ghostwriter of dozens of books under other people’s names, dies at 82 – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Donald Bain, a little-known but versatile writer who sold millions of books, most of them published under other people’s names, died Oct. 21 at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was 82. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his literary agent, Bob Diforio. Considered one of the pre-eminent ghost writers in the publishing world, Mr. Bain wrote more than 100 books, including most of the best-selling “Capital Crime”…

Hollywood and book publishers are turning to this online platform for their next ’50 Shades of Grey’ – CNBC

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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Book review: ‘Kentucky Hauntings’ | Community | bgdailynews.com – Bowling Green Daily News

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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5 new books you don’t want to miss this week, including Michael Connelly – USA TODAY

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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Donald Bain, ghostwriter of dozens of books under other people’s names, dies at 82 – Washington Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Donald Bain, a little-known but versatile writer who sold millions of books, most of them published under other people’s names, died Oct. 21 at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was 82. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his literary agent, Bob Diforio. Considered one of the pre-eminent ghost writers in the publishing world, Mr. Bain wrote more than 100 books, including most of the best-selling “Capital Crime”…

Book review: ‘Kentucky Hauntings’ – Bowling Green Daily News

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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Amazon is bringing Audible support to its cheapest Kindle – The Verge – The Verge

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis has some cool new features. It’s waterproof, but it also supports Audible, if you have have a set of bluetooth headphones or speakers handy. According to a listing on Amazon, it looks as though that functionality is coming to its cheapest kindle model as well. According to the Kindle’s product page (via The Digital Reader), it will support Audible “in the coming months.” It looks as…