Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Amazon ups Kindle book payouts to fend off Apple

<img align='left' src='http://photos.macnn.com/news/1001/amazonkindle2-2sm.jpg' border='0' width='176' height='120' />Amazon today took a preemptive move against Apple's rumored tablet by giving some publishers of Kindle e-books a larger cut of their sales. The deal lets authors jump their take to 70 percent of a book's price and charges 15 cents per megabyte for the costs of delivering over 3G. A publisher selling a $9 book could earn $6.25, or almost double what was earned before....

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