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Amazon launches Kindle FreeTime, unlimited kid content for $3/mo

It appears Amazon hopes busy parents are looking to the web for keeping their children entertained and informed. The company has launched Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, a monthly subscription-based service which allows parents to consume unlimited amounts of child-focused digital content…

Samsung countersues LG over OLED patent claims

It looks like Samsung and LG Display are still at it. The latest wrinkle between the two companies is a Samsung-led lawsuit filed in Korea which alleges seven of LG's OLED patents "lack innovation". Apparently, Samsung hopes to invalidate those…

AMD preparing to lay off 20-30% of workforce

Chipmaker AMD is purportedly preparing to lay off up to one-third of its workforce, according to All Things D and its sources familiar with the company's plans. Amongst positions proposed for elimination are sales and engineering -- a category which…