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The acquisition gives Rakuten access to a growing education e-books market
Total sales in the Nook division were down by more than half and content sales dropped 25 percent.
The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.
Just ahead of the holiday sales rush, the Kindle's new features promote learning and togetherness. Amazon also expanded the X-ray feature on the e-readers.
Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption
Amazon.com also introduced Fire OS 4 "Sangria," the next generation of software and services tuned for Fire devices
It appears a new Kindle Paperwhite is coming, according to Amazon's international sites.
Two months after first announcing the plans, Barnes & Noble and Samsung will show off a new Nook tablet on Wednesday, August 20.
The company has stopped production of its last Reader model, PRS-T3
Barnes & Noble says, once again, that it's time for the company's retail shops and the Nook to split.
Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.