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State of the Art Amazon’s New High-End Kindle Beats Hardcovers

Amazon’s Kindle is a tech-industry miracle. That sounds over-the-top; it’s not. In 2007, when the company first unveiled its e-reader, the device was an expensive ugly duckling whose future looked marginal at best. The first Kindle, which sold for $400 and was made by a company that had no track record in hardware, had a … Continue reading

Five Years After the First Kindle, Amazon Girds for the Digital Fight

Five years ago today— Amazon (AMZN) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos appeared before a group of journalists and publishing executives at the W Hotel in lower Manhattan to introduce something completely unexpected from a company widely thought of at the time as an online retailer: an electronic reading device. Oddly shaped, with a sluggish black-and-white screen … Continue reading

Google 7-inch tablet rumoured for release in July

The market for smaller tablets just got a little bigger with Google apparently set to throw its hat into the ring this summer. Rumours have begun circulating about a Google collaboration with Asus to launch a 7-inch tablet PC following a report from DigiTimes. The report on the Taipei-based news website claims the tablet will … Continue reading

Info: Cut in E-Book Pricing by Amazon Is Set to Shake Rivals

By DAVID STREITFELD Published: April 11, 2012 The government’s decision to pursue major publishers on antitrust charges has put the Internet retailer Amazon in a powerful position: the nation’s largest bookseller may now get to decide how much an e-book will cost, and the book world is quaking over the potential consequences. As soon as … Continue reading

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