Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (played by comedian Dartanion London) apologizes for any fear the Prime Air drones might be causing and clears the air (so to speak) on any misunderstandings about the new delivery method.
Online shopping Giant, Amazon has recently unveiled "Prime Air," a drone delivery system that the company promises will get your order to its customers in 30 minutes or less. Amazon predicts that seeing Prime Air drones will eventually be as common as seeing delivery trucks on the road today.
Beginning in June, fanfiction authors will be able to self-publish their works from selected partner franchises via Kindle Worlds. Gossip Girl, The Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars are already on board with the project and more are expected to be announced the official launch. However, authors aren't exactly jumping at the chance to turn their works into cash: by using the platform, authors give all rights to the work to Amazon, who can then license your elements to other authors with no compensation to the original poster. The platform also will not publish stories containing pornography, excessive use of brand names or crossovers, so your "Superwholock" mpreg (male pregnancy) stories will just have to stay on Tumblr.
Sign Of The Times of the Day: Spotted at a Borders in Chicago.
I get the distinct sense that they are rather unhappy with having to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a result of revenue loss to online booksellers, but I can't quite put my finger on why.