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Amazon competes with its own Goodreads with launch of book discovery service, ‘Your Books’

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Amazon today is launching its own competitor to Goodreads, a book tracking and recommendations site it also owns. The retailer announced the launch of a new Amazon feature, Your Books, which will organize all the books you’ve bought, borrowed, or saved, including print books, as well as Amazon’s Kindle and Audible titles.

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Google Calendar Improves Appointment Slots and Booking Calendars

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Since last year, Google Workspace enables you to create a booking page with appointment units in your Google Calendar. Through booking pages, others can schedule time with you as you deem fitting. For example, you can add up to 20 co-hosts to a planned appointment in your booking page. Think of a team agenda.

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TechCrunch+ picks: 9 books set around San Francisco

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San Francisco is in a constant state of reinvention, and the many books set in or based on the Bay Area help prove it.

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14 essential book recommendations by and for IT leaders

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Why not pick up a book that will inspire you to be a more effective leader, help you spot challenges and pitfalls in your IT strategies and processes, or prepare for the future of information technology? And this group of CIOs, CTOs, and technical CEOs have strong favorites — books they turn to again and again for inspiration.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively tackle these challenges.

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8 authors and their 8 gift book picks for this holiday season

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Book blurbs have become a central part of the publishing industry: Who better to endorse a book than other authors and thought leaders? In that same spirit, we asked several writers to recommend books that you and other TechCrunch readers may want to gift this holiday season.

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The 6 best gifts for book lovers this holiday season

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When it comes to getting gifts for the book lover in your life, you can never go wrong with gifting them books on their wish list. But, if you want to get them something other than a book, there are quite a few options out there. As an avid reader myself, I know how a […] © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved.

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7+ Graphics Libraries to Enhance Your Embedded Analytics

This e-book details a number of graphics libraries plus a few bonus tools to modernize your embedded dashboards. If your embedded analytics are looking stale, leverage these free graphics libraries to take your embedded analytics offerings above and beyond.

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Decoding Code Review and Pull Requests - a handbook for Software Engineers and Tech Leads

Written by Elaine Watanabe, it's a practical e-book with useful examples and references, and a must-read for all tech teams. A complete handbook on implementing a code review culture in your organization.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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E-book: 5 Strategies to Boost Software Deliveries

In this e-book written in partnership with Wesley Zapellini, he shared his vast in Managing Agile Teams. Finally, someone summarized in 5 practical strategies on how to improve any software development workflow. Real-life examples, charts, and graphs!

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, who will walk us through the latest thinking, best practices, and on-the-ground experiences structured around key questions about effective organizational structures: How, when and how often do we split teams?

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Personalize Your User Experience Using Behavior Change Science

Speaker: Amy Bucher, Ph.D., Vice President of Behavior Change Design, Mad*Pow

Amy's book "Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change" is out and ready to change your perception of what a product should be. **The The first 100 attendees who stay for the duration of the webinar will receive a promo code for a discount on this great book.**

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How to Achieve Product-Market Fit

Speaker: Dan Olsen - Product Management Trainer and Consultant, Author, and Speaker

In this webinar, product management expert Dan Olsen will share his simple but effective framework for achieving product-market fit from his book The Lean Product Playbook. But most products fail to do so.