Daily Links and Deals: Poor Americans will get $9 a month to buy broadband or mobile data

daily_links_1Daily Links for Tuesday, March 8, 2016:

The New York Times begins blocking a ‘small amount’ of ad block users (Digiday) – Here we go. Again. Will you turn off your ad blocker?

Poor Americans will get $9 a month to buy broadband or mobile data (Ars Technica) – Nine dollars a month? Talk about a digital divide compared to what most households have to spend!

Google Docs just made it a lot easier to view your documents on most e-readers (The Next Web) – This is going to be very handy for a lot of people.

From Ada to Brill: Why have we always dissed women in tech? (CNET) – Think about this for International Women’s Day.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals includes The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales (Knickerbocker Classics) for $2.99.

In Today’s Deals, Amazon offers up to 60% off on select Logitech PC gaming and computer accessories. There is also a HomeSpot NFC-Enabled Bluetooth Audio Receiver for Sound System  that turns a add bluetooth to a stereo for $11.49. You can also get the  $20 off the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle for Kids Bundle. You can also stll save $30 on the Fire HD 6 – it’s priced at $69.99.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is  Macaron Murder (A Patisserie Mystery with Recipes, #1) by Harper Lin for 99 cents. The Romance Daily Find is From the Start (Walker Family Book #1) by Melissa Tagg for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Fallout by Gwenda Bond Lois Lane (Book #1) for $1.99. And yes, this is a modern, YA retelling of the Superman story!

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Betrayal and Murder by Ann Rule for $3.99.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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