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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD boasts a much more vibrant screen than the original tablet that came out about a year ago. That makes buying movies and TV shows to watch on the device a lot more appealing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of conspiring in a price-fixing scheme orchestrated by the late Steve Jobs.
Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a slew of new Kindle Fire devices and an e-reader called Paperwhite on Thursday at an event in Santa Monica, Calif. The new gadgets range from $119 to $499. It's Amazon's latest effort to compete with Apple's iPad, the No. 1 tablet. Here's a look at some of the interesting new features for the gadgets:
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. refreshed its Kindle line of gadgets on Thursday. It updated its Kindle Fire tablet computer and announced new stand-alone e-reader models.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Amazon.com Inc. unveiled new Kindle Fire models on Thursday. They are the latest challengers to the iPad and come amid expectations that Apple will start selling a mini iPad soon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models on Thursday, a day after Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. These announcements are coming before attention turns to a new iPhone from Apple next Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has closed its purchase of Instagram, the wildly popular photo-sharing app that it agreed to buy before its initial public stock offering in May.
HELSINKI (AP) — A Nokia commercial showcasing the photo and video functions of its latest smartphone has turned into a blurry episode for the cellphone maker.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Google Inc. has chosen a site just outside the capital of Chile for its first data center in Latin America.