A recent analysis from IHS iSuppli determined that Amazon's $79 Kindle e-reader, which is the online retailer's cheapest Kindle thus far, costs $84.25 to make.
(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it is starting a lending library for Kindle owners, letting them borrow one electronic book per month.
(AP) -- Amazon's unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet computer sends a bright-hot message: The online retailer is ready to rival iPad maker Apple in an effort to be the world's top digital content provider.
Amid a crowd of camera-wielding reporters and bloggers crowding around his Kindle Fire, Amazon.com Inc. Kindle Vice President Dave Limp answered a few questions about the new device at the company's launch event Wednesday.
University of Missouri-Columbia students arrived on campus this fall with a slew of new electronic toys and immediately wrought havoc with the school's wireless network.
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.