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Amazon source reveals plan to launch e-reader with built-in lighting

Rumors are beginning to circulate that the world's largest internet retailer, Amazon, will launch several new versions of their Kindle e-readers and tablet in July, including a revamped monochrome e-reader with built-in lighting, according sources familiar with the matter cited…

Amazon beats Q1 predictions, share prices jump 14.6%

Online retailer Amazon.com posted their first quarter results yesterday, beating analysts' estimates despite their outlook for growth being slower than expected. Share prices responded well to the news with the stock price jumping 14.6 percent according to Business Week.

Newegg and Amazon report their holiday best-sellers

Launched as a fledgling Web operation in 2001, Newegg has become the second-largest online retailer in the US and the number one destination for tech-savvy shoppers. Given its position, the company is privy to all manner of technology trends, including the holiday's hottest products...

Amazon's iPad Killer? Kindle Fire Reviewed

Amazon sent a wave crashing through the mobile industry when it announced that its Android based tablet, the Kindle Fire, would land with a price of $199.

This is the best value in a tablet on the market, and will make tablet computing accessible to many people that either couldn't afford Apple's iPads or couldn't tolerate Android Honeycomb based tablets. Plus, nobody can argue that Amazon doesn't provide a great self-contained ecosystem. But do the high expectations for the Kindle Fire mesh with the reality of the device?