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Rivals moving to take on iPad

US bookstore giant Barnes & Noble added Web surfing and games to its electronic reader Friday as rivals move to break the momentum of Apple's freshly launched iPad tablet computer.

dateApr 23, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Amazon profit up 68 pct; outlook scares investors

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit surged 68 percent, showing that consumers are even more comfortable opening their wallets to the online retailer as the economy slowly improves. But investors ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Business
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Amazon strikes twin electronic book deals: WSJ

Amazon.com is letting two more major publishers raise prices of electronic books for Kindle readers in deals struck just days before Apple releases rival iPad computer tablets, the Wall Street Journal reported.

dateApr 01, 2010 in Business
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