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Amazon Debuts Print-on-Demand Books in Japan

Seattle - Amazon.com (NASD: AMZN) announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its print-on-demand program for books to Japan. The company's CreateSpace platform will allow Amazon.co.jp to...

Foursquare Users Registering 2 Million Check-ins Daily

San Francisco - Location-based social network Foursquare is now receiving 2 million "check-ins" and adding 25,000 new users daily, CEO Dennis Crowley told the Le Web...

New York Media Fest

New York Media Festival Returns to Manhattan with 20+ Events and 200+ Speakers, September 26-29 Digital Media Wire’s Annual Event Connects Innovators & Influencers in...

Barnes & Noble Debuts $149 Wi-Fi Nook; Discounts 3G to $199

New York - Bookseller Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) on Monday introduced a new $149 Nook Wi-Fi e-book reader device, and discounted the price of its Nook...

Hulu Plus Now Open for Business; Will Subscribers Come?

New York - Yesterday, Product Director Rob Wong of Hulu, the online video portal joint venture between NBC Universal (NYSE: GE), News Corp. (NYSE:...

Google Adds New Sidebar to Search Results, Tweaks Logo

Mountain View, Calif. - Google (NASD:  GOOG) on Wednesday unveiled a new look and added features to its search results pages, including a sidebar that will...

Report: Flipboard Raising Funding at $200 Million Valuation

Palo Alto, Calif. - Flipboard, the developer of an application that presents content from Facebook and other social media sites in a magazine format for tablets,...

Air America Ceases Radio Broadcasts, Will Declare Bankruptcy

New York - Liberal talk-radio network Air America unceremoniously announced on Thursday that it would cease broadcasting immediately and file for bankruptcy. "It is with the greatest regret,...

New York Media Fest

Hello Readers, Our team is out of the office next week due to New York Media Festival. We will resume the Digital Media Wire Newsletter...

Facebook Debuts New Messages Platform, Facebook Email

Palo Alto, Calif. - Facebook on Monday introduced an overhaul of its messaging system, including the availability of a new Web-based email service offering @facebook.com addresses....