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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.

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Don't hold your breath for a Kindle with a color screen any time soon

Amazon's surprise purchase of Liquavista has prompted theories that a Kindle with a colored screen is inbound. And it might be—just not any time soon.

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PCWorld Digital Magazine Enhanced Kindle Edition on sale now with a 1-month free trial, and available to subscribers for free

Enjoy the multimedia-enhanced version of PCWorld magazine on your Kindle Fire.

Hewlett-Packard's chief initiative is Converged Cloud, exec says

The offering still remains a bit of a dark horse in the race for cloud business, though it offers compute, storage and content delivery services, and has been upgrading its IT management software.

Amazon launches iOS photo app for Cloud Drive

Got photos? You'll be happy to know you can use your iPhone to safely store them on Amazon Cloud Drive thanks to the company's new—and free—iOS app.

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Why are you developing that set-top streaming device, Microsoft?

Microsoft is rumored to be developing a set-top streaming device. The move may have more to do with Microsoft's plans to open a production studio than competing with Roku.

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Amazon's new China app store could help pave way for Kindle products

Amazon.com has updated its mobile app store to include support for its Chinese customers, in a sign that the U.S. company could be preparing to sell its Kindle e-readers and tablets in the country.

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Amazon Web Services launches new certification program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a Global Certification Program, which will allow solutions architects, systems operations administrators, and developers to get proof of their cloud know-how.

HP could bury TouchPad fiasco with $169 Slate 7 tablet

Hewlett-Packard in the next few days will ship the $169 Slate 7, the company's first product for the consumer tablet market since the spectacular failure of the WebOS-based TouchPad in 2011.

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Amazon plans own set-top box for fall, report claims

After conquering the low end of the tablet market with the Kindle Fire, Amazon may be getting ready to invade the living room with a television set-top box.

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