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future e-readers

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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As smartphone nears, Amazon says Appstore library nearly triples

Amazon says it has a catalog of more than 240,000 apps and games, available in 200 countries on multiple devices.

By June 16, 2014

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AT&T shows off its innovative side

At a showcase in New York City, AT&T demonstrates new app prototypes with real-world utility.

By May 17, 2014