Daily Links and Deals: You want to help foot the bill for my data? Yes, please

daily_links_1Daily Links for Friday, March 11, 2016:

Be warned! I am running the gamut today from the serious to the funny stuff. 🙂

Watch how easy it is for someone to hack your iPhone (Techcrunch) The DOJ needs to pay attention here…

Adobe issues emergency patch for actively exploited code-execution bug (Ars Technica) – Again, somebody tell me why we are still using flash?

You want to help foot the bill for my data? Yes, please. (Computer World) – Here’s an opinion piece that thinks that sponsored data might just be good for consumers (gasp)!

Now on Scribd: 6,000 New Titles from Macmillan (Scribd) –  The service is adding new titles to the updated service.

This Hilarious Story Lampooning Ludicrous Tech Company Decor Is Simply Perfect (Gizmodo) – After all, this is what we’ve all been thinking, right?

How to Tell if You’re in a Raymond Chandler Story (The Toast) –  Delightful!

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals includes deals on several Harry Bosch novels by Michael Connelly.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age by Robert Wachter for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is Forever This Time by Maggie McGinnis for $2.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Little Bee by Chris Cleave for $1.99. Kobo is also running several other special promotions for books. First, a Keep kids and teens reading over March Break for $3.99 or Less that is valid through March 14th. Next, two more promotions:  Fabulous Fiction at $4.99 and Under and Buy Any Four Archie Comics For $9.99.  Both of these promotions are valid through March 31st.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes To Dance with Kings by Rosalind Laker for $1.99.

(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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