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A collection of Amazon Kindle products rest on a desk. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon Lures Bookstores To Sell Kindles

Amazon is offering an enticement to independent bookstores: sell the Kindle and get a 10 percent cut of the price of the digital books that people buy for it, for two years.

11/06/2013

A collection of Amazon Kindle products rest on a desk. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Reader Sales Plunge As Tablets Take Over

Sales of dedicated e-reading devices like the Kindle are in an “alarmingly precipitous decline” this year after five years of rapid growth, a research firm said.

12/12/2012

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Amazon Launches Kindle Content For Kids

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.

12/05/2012

Hundreds of Super Hero Fans Line-Up Early as DC Entertainment Launches New Era of Comic Books

DC Comics Offering Monthly Titles For Download

The decision appears to be the first time that a comics publisher has made all its titles — not just graphic novels or collected editions — available for sale on iPads, Kindles and Nooks.

11/07/2012

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“Angry Birds: Star Wars” Launching November 8

“Angry Birds” and “Star Wars” are on a gaming collision course that is sure to please the fans on both sides. Rovio and Lucasfilm announced Monday that “Angry Birds: Star Wars” will launch worldwide on November 8.

10/09/2012

Apple's Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during a special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Announces New iPhone 5

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco during which it is announcing a new iPhone, capable of faster data speeds and sporting a taller screen.

09/12/2012

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Father’s Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret, we did the browsing for you. Check out this gift guide to find some great dad-friendly present options for any budget.

06/07/2012

A customer buys a copy of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" at a Barnes & Noble store on July 21, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

“Harry Potter” Coming To Kindle’s Lending Library

All seven of the books in the “Harry Potter” franchise are coming to the Kindle’s Lending Library starting on June 19.

05/14/2012

A collection of Amazon Kindle products rest on a desk. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

What Is A Fair Price To Pay For E-Books?

Remember how much money e-readers were supposed to save book buyers? It was among the reasons why 20 million Americans took the plunge.

02/27/2012

An Apple employee holds an iPod Touch. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What Do Gadgets Say About Consumers?

Consumers have become increasingly tech-savvy. When it comes to online shopping, what does your online registry say about you?

01/12/2012

Video Shows Bus Driver Reading Kindle

A Portland-area transit agency says it has fired a bus driver who was videotaped while apparently reading an electronic book as he drove along Interstate 5.

09/23/2010