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Amazon draws line between Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader

Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.

By September 25, 2014


Back to the Future Day

It's here! We made it! Soon we can expect the DeLorean to appear!


RIP e-book readers? Rise of tablets drives e-reader drop

IHS iSuppli says the e-book reader market is on an "alarmingly precipitous decline" -- likely down 36 percent this year and 27 percent next year -- as tablet sales soar.

By December 12, 2012


Weighing the environmental costs: buy an e-reader or a shelf of books?

Bookshelves towering floor to ceiling filled with weighty tomes, or one book-sized device holding hundreds of "books" in electronic form — which one of these options for the voracious reader creates the least damaging environmental footprint?

By July 26, 2012


Amazon's Whispercast expands to thousands of schools

The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.

By April 28, 2015


13 things you need to know about the FCC's Net neutrality regulation

Having trouble digesting all 400 pages of the FCC's Net neutrality order? Have no fear, CNET's Marguerite Reardon is here to tell you what you really need to know.

By March 14, 2015


Kyobo Mirasol color e-reader debuts in Korea

After a long delay and reports of its demise, Qualcomm's promising Mirasol display technology finally finds its way into an actual shipping product: Korea's Kyobo e-reader.

By November 22, 2011


'Follow the Geeks' teases out book, one chapter at a time (Q&A)

A new book about 10 mystery entrepreneurs aims to hook readers with its serial format. Authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin explain why they chose this digital age publishing route.

By December 7, 2014


Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 Nook goes big-screen

The new 10.1-inch device launches with an introductory price of $300 and includes over $200 in Nook content.

By October 22, 2014


Ahead of split from Nook, Barnes & Noble trims the fat

In its latest quarter, the bookseller narrows its adjusted losses in its struggling Nook digital division by $50 million.

By September 9, 2014


Barnes & Noble will stick with Nook strategy -- for now

Mahesh Veerina, president of the bookseller's Nook consumer business, says its strategy for selling Nook devices remains intact, even as the company plans to split in 2015.

By August 20, 2014