US online retail giant Amazon launched a touchscreen tablet computer, the Kindle Fire, on Wednesday that costs $199, less than half the price of the cheapest iPad from market-leader Apple.
Thousands of US libraries on Wednesday began lending digital books over the Internet for reading on Amazon's popular Kindle devices.
Amazon on Thursday launched a test version of Kindle software that lets readers fire off questions to authors in text messages sent from the popular electronic book readers.
Amazon.com on Monday began letting students rent textbooks on Kindle electronic readers.
Online retail giant Amazon plans to unveil a tablet computer before October in a bid to carve out a slice of a growing market dominated by Apple's iPad, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Online retail powerhouse Amazon on Wednesday began selling a cut-price version of its Kindle 3G electronic reader sponsored by US telecom carrier AT&T.
(AP) -- When Amazon.com's ground-breaking Kindle e-book reader came out in 2007, it cost $399. Now, some e-readers, including the most recent Kindle entry, can be had for just north of $100.
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Online retail titan Amazon.com and bookselling giant Barnes & Noble dueled Tuesday for the devotion of digital book lovers with bargain-priced versions of their popular electronic readers.
Online retail giant Amazon said Thursday that sales of digital books for the Kindle electronic reader have surpassed sales of print books.