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Basic Kindle e-book reader on sale for $49

If you’ve been thinking about buying yourself a Kindle e-book reader, today might be the day to pull the trigger on it.  Amazon has them on sale right now for $49 for the smallest, lightest, most basic version.  (There’s a … Continue reading

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What kind of a business is Amazon? Media, Outer Space, and E-porn

Wired’s Steven Levy talks with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos Fascinating look at how differently Amazon views the Kindle Fire from how Apple views the iPad.  Bezos call the Fire a “media service” that is a portal into the Amazon world. … Continue reading

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Day 2 on Kindle Fire and e-readers

Here’s some followup to Amazon’s big announcement yesterday of its Kindle Fire tablet and the new lower-priced Kindle e-ink e-readers. Daring Fireball – Apple blogger John Gruber, writing at Daring Fireball, likes the new Kindles. In fact, my feelings and … Continue reading

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Amazon announces new Kindle tablet and e-book readers

This morning Amazon announced its anticipated new tablet device, the Kindle Fire. Some people will point out that it is based on Google’s Android operating system, which is technically true.  Other people will point out that it is the first … Continue reading

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E-books continue to gain market share

E-books are continuing to rapidly gain market share, while sales of paperbacks are falling, according to a story at Paid Content. And while some “indie” writers are finding success through self-publishing using tools like Amazon’s Kindle support, just putting a … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Is this the year of 3D TV? Probably not.  And despite reports, last year wasn’t either. Does the world need a version of Huckleberry Finn without the “N-word” in it? Probably not. Though people have been looking for ways to … Continue reading

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