Melody Barker

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.<p>"Indies would do well to avoid Kindle Unlimited for one simple reason: it requires KDP Select exclusivity."<p>Mark Coker, …

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Report: Samsung and Google Butt Heads Over Smartwatches

Are Google and Samsung fighting over Tizen's role in wearables? According to a new report, the answer is yes.<p>According to <i>The Information</i>, Google CEO …

Facing fines, conversion or death, Christian families flee Mosul

Just days after the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said they killed hundreds of Syrians, dozens of Iraqi Christian families are now fleeing the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, hoping to avoid a similar fate.<p>On Friday, the al Qaeda splinter group issued an ultimatum to Iraqi …

Florida jury awards $23 billion punitive damages against RJ Reynolds | Reuters

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the nation’s second-biggest cigarette maker.<p>An R.J. Reynolds sign is seen outside the …

Did the NFL worsen its problem with underclassmen in the draft?

The NFL transformed the way it advises college football underclassmen considering declaring for the draft, but will the changes only further increase the number of players leaving school early?<p>According to the new regulations, the NFL College Advisory Committee will provide five evaluations per …

At Home With Superstar Sheryl Crow

The nine-time Grammy winner invited us to her Nashville ranch to share how she balances blind dates and bedtime stories.<p>It's raining buckets near …

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