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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.

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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.