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Struggling Sales Lead to $30 Price Cut on Kindle Fire

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The Amazon Kindle Fire did quite well for itself during the holiday shopping season, shipping about 4.8 million units during that period. Now, sales have slowed and Amazon has responded by slashing the price

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i2R e-Paper Technology Promises A Greener Future [Video]

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It’s never too late to go green and it’s always a good sign when technology experts take an eco-friendly approach to things. The i2R e-Paper from Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) appears to be paving the way for a greener environment.

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A new $139 Kindle to kill the iPad?

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Apple’s iPad was always expected to be the Kindle Killer, but never really disrupted the Amazon's sales of its eReading tablet. In fact Amazon sells more Kindle books than they do hardcovers, and expect that number to “surpass all paperbacks sold sometime in the next nine to twelve months” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder & CEO. Kindle sales tripled in June when Amazon lowered the price to $189, we can only imagine what will happen now that the price has been reduced to $139 by simply dropping 3G and giving a Wi-Fi only version.

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