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TECHNOLOGY: Smartphone owners’ appetite for new apps wanes

Waning appetite for new apps is fuelling mobile developers’ concerns that best days of growth are coming to an end

NEW ANALYSIS: Book wars — Amazon’s page turner

ARCHITECTURAL CHARM: The proposed Amazon corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington, is pictured in this artist’s rendering, courtesy of NBBJ. Picture: REUTERS
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Online retailer accused of bullying publishers into accepting lower prices but argues move could benefit whole industry, write Shannon Bond and Henry Mance

German authors protest to Amazon over e-book price war

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington, in this June 18 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
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More than 1,000 German-language writers sign petition protesting against methods used by online retailer Amazon in e-book price battle with Bonnier

Opinion

Hearing aid does little for listening

Hearing aids have come a long way since ear trumpets were introduced in the 17th century but just because you can hear doesn’t mean you have to listen

Opinion

TECHNO FILE: App far from being on button

This year’s Oppikoppi smartphone app was full of promise but, once again, it let its users down when it counted


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