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Amazon.com buys book lovers website Goodreads

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Amazon.com on Thursday announced that it is buying book lovers social network Goodreads in a move that could give Kindle tablets an edge over rival electronic readers.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon launches Kindle content service for kids

This image provided by Amazon shows a new subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices. Amazon.com Inc. plans to announce Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 that the Kindle FreeTime Unlimited service will be available in the next few weeks as part of an automatic software update. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

iPad rules the tablets, Samsung tops Kindle – survey

iPad 4. Apple Inc. said Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, that it will sell an iPad with 128 gigabytes of memory, up from 64 gigabytes. AP FILE PHOTO

The Apple iPad extended its lead in the global market for tablet computers at the start of 2012 while Amazon’s Kindle Fire flamed out after a sizzling introduction, a survey showed Monday.

Posted: June 5th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Kindle sales on fire—Amazon

Amazon said Thursday that it sold more than one million Kindles a week in December with the new Kindle Fire tablet computer its top-selling item.

Posted: December 30th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Wal-Mart and Amazon go around Apple App Store

"True Grit" is shown as one of the titles available on Wal-Mart’s new video-streaming service. Wal-Mart bought video-streaming service Vudu.com 18 months ago and now offers 20,000 titles that can be viewed on almost any device with Internet access, from computers to televisions to Sony’s PlayStation3 and other Blu-Ray disc players (AP Photo).

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday revealed new video and book-reading services that are designed for the iPad but bypass Apple Inc.’s fees on content sales.

Posted: August 11th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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