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Freebie: The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit ebook

This book covers efficient software development with microservices using the latest and greatest practices, including Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Ubuntu, Docker Swarm Consul, confd, and so on. This book has received very positive reviews on Amazon ($30), but you can get the ebook free of charge with your email address or by connecting via LinkedIn. The offer is good only until March 29.

Freebie: Learning Linux Shell Scripting

Born out of the author's experiences over the years solving day to day problems with Linux. This is a great book to get started and help you handle Linux system admin duties with aplomb. You can get the ebook free of charge with your email address or by connecting via LinkedIn. The offer is good only until March 15.

Settlement payments now going out in Apple price-fixing case

As of Tuesday, June 21, customers that purchased e-books from Apple and select retailers between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 will begin receiving payouts as part of a $450 million antitrust settlement levied against Apple and five of…

Freebie: Big Data for Dummies eBook

Download this free eBook to learn how to find the right big data solution for your business or organization. Big Data for Dummies cuts through the confusion and helps you take charge of big data solutions for your organization. Available for download free of charge for a limited time.

Apple to pay $450 million to settle e-book antitrust suit

Apple has agreed to pay $450 million to settle a civil class-action lawsuit claiming the company conspired with publishers to raise the price of ebooks to consumers. The settlement, which would provide $400 million for consumers, is contingent on the company's appeal…

Kobo's 6.8", 265 PPI Aura HD ereader is coming this month for $170

Kobo has announced a new upper-end ereader with attractive specifications that could trigger buyer's remorse in some Kindle Paperwhite owners. Called the Kobo Aura HD, the 6.8-inch device carries an E Ink Pearl HD display with a resolution of 1440x1080,…

Kindle ebook sales outpace physical copies at Amazon UK

Two years after the Kindle's UK launch, Amazon's digital book sales have outpaced all physical sales. UK readers were introduced to the Kindle in August 2010 and by May of the following year, ebooks were outselling hardcovers in the region at a rate of more than two to one...