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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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Sony 'digital paper' reader

Sony preps super-thin, flexible e-ink tablet for universities

Sony will soon launch a flexible e-reader device that is less than 7mm thick and weighs 358 grams, targeted for use in university classrooms.

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What could Microsoft gain from buying Nook?

Microsoft's rumored $1 billion offer for the Nook brand seems like a bit of a head-scratcher—until you consider Nook's blossoming e-textbook business.

Kobo Aura HD vs. the competition: A backlit e-reader tale of the tape (chart)

Kobo is billing its latest offering as a "premium e-reader." We take this reading tablet to the tape to see how it stacks up against the Kindle Paperwhite and Nook with GlowLight.

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molten e-paper reader

E-paper ventures outdoors to provide a scoreboard in Japan

Molten, the Japanese maker of sporting equipment, is preparing to launch an outdoor scoreboard with a large display made from e-paper, as the technology continues to expand from electronic readers into the mainstream.

Scaling back the Nook e-reader would be bad news for book publishers

If Barnes & Noble slows down production of its Nook hardware line, book publishers could be in for a world of hurt at the hand of Amazon.

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E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color (video)

Electrophoretic display maker shows prototype displays and dishes on what we can expect for your next e-reader display in the coming year.

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Power laptops, some HDTVs are best buys for December

The bargains didn't end with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Deal-hunter sites point to the best prices for the coming weeks, as well as trends and habits of technology shoppers.

Top Black Friday mobile accessory deals

Here are our top Black Friday mobile accessory deals.

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