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Kindle Fire: Once Hot, Now Cold?

The online retailer's 7-inch color slate, a holiday hit when it debuted last fall, has "cooled with consumers," the Yankee Group says.

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Amazon Acquires Publisher Avalon to Boost Own Content

Amazon.com has acquired publisher Avalon Books, in a deal that gives the online retailer publication rights to over 3,000 backlist titles in the romance...

Apple Claims US Government Sides with 'Amazon's Monopolistic Grip' in E-book Case

The U.S. government has sided with monopoly rather than competition in bringing a case of e-book price-fixing against Apple, the company said.

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Publisher Settles in E-book Price Fixing Case

Simon & Schuster becomes the latest publisher to settle an antitrust claim by a team of states, while Macmillan, Penguin, and Apple fight on.

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Front-Lit Amazon Kindle to Debut in July?

Reuters reports that a front-lit version of its Kindle eReader will launch in July 2012.

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Kindle Fire Sales Didn't Collapse in The First Quarter of 2012, Research Group Says

The media misread the data, an NDC analyst explains.

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Hot Ivy Bridge Chips, GeForce GTX 690, the True Cost of Printers, and Nook News on PCWorld Podcast #137

Are Ivy Bridge chips really hotter than Sandy Bridge? If you buy a cheap printer, will you pay more for ink? Is the new Nook with Glowlight the e-reader to beat?

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Future Tablets will Crowd iPad, Kindle, Analysts Say

The iPad's market dominance will wane by 2017, while the popularity of Amazon's Kindle Fire is already shrinking.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Color, Simple Touch E-Readers, $20 Off

Barnes & Noble has its Nook Simple Touch on sale for $79 and its Nook Color on sale for $149, for a limited time.

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Nook Simple Touch and Color E-Reader Prices Slashed for Mother's Day

Barnes & Noble cuts prices on its basic e-readers by up to 20% as Mother's Day approaches.

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Barnes & Noble Deal Signals New Microsoft Savvy

The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success.

TechHive: Reality Check: How E-Readers Can Fight to Stay Alive

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The e-reader is one of those rare niche gadgets that can and should have a place in our tech lives.

E-Book Publisher Drops DRM

Science fiction publisher Tor UK has announced it will stop using the technology that restricts copying from all of its e-books, in a possible precedent for the industry.

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Create E-Book Partnership

Coming up first: A Metro-style Nook e-reader app for Windows 8 that will be available to U.S. and international users.

Microsoft Invests in New Barnes & Noble Unit, Settles Litigation

Microsoft will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, which includes the digital Nook and College businesses of Barnes & Noble.