(Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon.com said Kindle owners with an Amazon Prime membership will now get access to the company’s new digital book library service.
Long before the Kindle, Nook or iPhone, there was Michael S. Hart and his Project Gutenburg, a network of volunteers dedicated to providing free online access to as many books as they could.
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Amazon reported that its profit slipped as revenue leapt on hot sales of Kindle electronic readers subsidized by advertising.
Amazon.com will begin selling a cheaper Kindle e-reader, the company said Wednesday, but consumers will see advertisements in exchange for the lower price.