In July 2014, Amazon added the Kindle Unlimited subscription service, which initially offered unlimited access to more than 638,000 titles and more than 7,000 audiobooks for a monthly fee of 9.99 $US. [11] [12] In June 2015, more than a million titles from publishers like Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Lonely Planet, Pottermore, Simon & Schuster and Timber Press were available at Kindle Unlimited. [13] [14] As of February 2017, the US version of Kindle Unlimited covers more than 1.5 million titles, including more than 290,000 foreign-language titles. [15] Amazon paid authors at a per-page rate and nearly $200 million was paid to authors in 2016. In 2019, Amazon paid more than $300 million to authors and publishers who provide Kindle Unlimited content. [16] Publishers have already entered into agreements with Amazon that limit the company`s level of coverage. The Kindle Store offers e-books in Amazon`s proprietary e-book formats: AZW and for the fourth generation, then Kindles AZW3, also known as KF8. [22] In August 2015, the “Kindle Format 10” (KFX) file format was added to the store, which improved typography. [23] The e-books available in KFX are listed on the description page of the e-book. (Bloomberg) — Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc.

fell 4% on Friday in pre-market trading, after shareholders filed to put up to 113 million shares up to on sale. The registration includes up to approximately 105 million outstanding common shares and up to 8 million shares that may be issued in the exercise of warrants issued in a private placement, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This does not necessarily mean that a sale has started or will take place in the future. Shares of the Las Cruces, New Mexico-based aerospace company have risen 46% since the end of October and speculators have bet the stock will fall. According to IHS Markit Ltd., short interest, a measure of bear bets on the company, has risen to nearly 32% of the shares available for trading. Last week, Virgin Galactic fell 17% after efforts to take tourists into space suffered a setback when a test flight was rubbed shortly after takeoff due to a technical hook. For other articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comEcut now to stay up to date with the most reliable source of economic information.©2020 Bloomberg L.P. Amazon says more than 700,000 books are accessible through the service. Turn your iPhone or iPad into a Kindle with the free Kindle app and carry all your eBooks anywhere with you.eBooks (including those with comments) that you purchased on Amazon will be automatically displayed in your app. Kindle Unlimited and Amazon Prime members can select and download eBooks directly in the app. What you get:• Try every eBook for free• Magazines, newspapers, graphic novels and manuals with high-definition colors• A customizable reading experience with your choice of font style, size and more• Comfortable day and night reading with screen brightness and adjustable page color• Discover and download Kindle Unlimited eBooks and magazines• Unique features such as röntgen, Whispersync, Page Flip, Print, Learning Cards and more• Instant translations and definitions without leaving the page• Ability to create and share in-page highlights• Bold and text size options• Access to local library books For now, the two-month free trial gives you access to over a million books, a rotating selection of magazines and thousands of different audiobooks courtesy of Audible…