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Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map of uncolonized Africa; Microsoft patches 19-year-old vulnerability; and UK’s Project Remix

Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map...

Updated: Amazon and Hachette finally reach deal; Hachette will set its ebook prices –  The war appears to be over between Hachette and Amazon, and whatever the state of their relationship, readers get the return of Agency Pricing. Yippee. When… more

Friday News: Has Twitpic been rescued?, Facebook’s algorithm change, National Book Award fiction long list, and Austenites get Guinness World Record

Friday News: Has Twitpic been rescued?, Facebook’s algorithm change, National Book...

Twitpic Is No Longer Shutting Down – Although there have been no other details forthcoming, I’m hoping that TwitPic’s tweet today means that we won’t lose this vital support service for Twitter: “We’re happy to announce we’ve been acquired and… more

Monday News: Apple speculation builds, Kate Mosse and genre fiction, Jane the Virgin comes to US TV, and Neil Patrick Harris’s “Choose Your Own Autobiography”

Monday News: Apple speculation builds, Kate Mosse and genre fiction, Jane...

A fun exercise in speculation: Would I buy Apple’s rumored products? – As anticipation builds about next Tuesday’s Apple announcement(s), so does speculation about what product(s) will be introduced and what priorities consumers will exercise. Apple is holding a media… more