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New Kindle Paperwhite: higher resolution, same price

Amazon's mid-range Kindle gets easier to read with a 300-ppi display and some sweet new text tricks.

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Oyster breaks out of its subscription shell, targets Amazon with e-book store

The five biggest publishers in the U.S. back Oyster's new venture.

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Rakuten bolsters e-books by gobbling up distributor OverDrive

The acquisition gives Rakuten access to a growing education e-books market

Sales of Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader plunge during holiday shopping season

Total sales in the Nook division were down by more than half and content sales dropped 25 percent.

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Apple's $450 million e-books settlement gets final approval

The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.

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Family-friendly Kindle updates include Family Library sharing, Word Wise definitions

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.

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Adobe's e-reader software dials back data collection after privacy uproar, EFF says

Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption

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Amazon refreshes Fire tablets, introduces Fire HD Kids Edition and Kindle Voyage e-reader

Amazon.com also introduced Fire OS 4 "Sangria," the next generation of software and services tuned for Fire devices

Slimmer, higher-res Kindle Voyage e-reader leaked by Amazon

It appears a new Kindle Paperwhite is coming, according to Amazon's international sites.

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Barnes & Noble, Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Tab 4 Nook on August 20

Two months after first announcing the plans, Barnes & Noble and Samsung will show off a new Nook tablet on Wednesday, August 20.

on techhive.com

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After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

The company has stopped production of its last Reader model, PRS-T3