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The media misread the data, an NDC analyst explains.
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The iPad's market dominance will wane by 2017, while the popularity of Amazon's Kindle Fire is already shrinking.
Barnes & Noble has its Nook Simple Touch on sale for $79 and its Nook Color on sale for $149, for a limited time.
Barnes & Noble cuts prices on its basic e-readers by up to 20% as Mother's Day approaches.
The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success.
The e-reader is one of those rare niche gadgets that can and should have a place in our tech lives.
Coming up first: A Metro-style Nook e-reader app for Windows 8 that will be available to U.S. and international users.
Microsoft will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, which includes the digital Nook and College businesses of Barnes & Noble.
Amazon's Kindle Fire is so capable, so packed with features, and so cheap that no tablet but iPad can compete.