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We're used to Humble Bundle's amazing video game deals, but did you know it is a purveyor of e-books as well? This week, Humble Bundle has released an e-book deal that is specifically for entrepreneurs who want to start their own technology companies. There are a number of titles for budding technology businesspeople with the book bundles starting from US$1. Here are the details.

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Now you don't even need to install Kindle's Mac or PC app to read some free pages out of ebooks. Amazon just released "Kindle for the Web", which allows free browser sampling and site embedding of any Kindle preview pages.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Android: The Kindle app for Android now offers more of the functionality Kindle fans have come to expect, including the syncing of notes, highlighted phrases, full text search throughout e-books. More Android-specifically, you can search for a phrase using your voice.

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Microsoft has released a free — and lengthy! — e-book covering a wide range of security topics. Although intended for teenagers, the book offers a solid enough look at using the internet safely, and it's suitable for anyone who needs a primer on internet security.

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It took long enough for the Kindle to hit Australian shores, but the range of e-book choices have increased rapidly in recent months. The latest development? The promise that soon you'll be able to buy e-book readers and titles in Borders' Australian stores.