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Kindle display creators to merge

Display maker PVI plans to buy e-paper manufacturer E Ink for $215 million. The two worked together to create the displays for Amazon's Kindle and Sony's Reader.

By Jun. 2, 2009


Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1160: Books lies and death

We cover Amazon's capitulation to another publisher, and Google's book deal comes under assault from the Department of Justice. Jeff Zucker appears to lie to Congress and Sling implies AT&T lied about their app. And the $9.99 eBook is declared dead by Giz

By Feb. 5, 2010


New Cool-er kid on the e-reader block

Interead's Cool-er e-reader was supposed to launch in a couple of weeks, but some bloggers in the U.K. decided to post something on the new device a little early. It's chief selling point: the Cool-er costs more than $100 less than the Kindle 2.

By May. 14, 2009


Rumor: Another Kindle on the way?

Rumors of a larger form factor Kindle for the education market have started to swirl again.

By Feb. 27, 2009


Battery exec: Europe ahead of U.S. on electric cars

Amid discouraging news from U.S. automakers, the CEO of car battery company Valence Technology says Europe is poised to get electric vehicles on road before U.S.

By Dec. 18, 2008