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Amazon’s Kindle launches ebooks in five Indian languages

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Amazon’s e-book reader Kindle will now support content in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. With the move, the US-based Amazon’s Kindle will enter the growing digital regional content market in India, said the company in its official blog on Thursday. “We are adding thousands...

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App Tracker: How Flipkart’s ebook reader app stacks up against Kindle and Google Play Books

Some say ebooks can never replace the charm of leafing through the pages of a paperback and getting lost in the story one is reading. But with the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, and the depleting amount of free time at hand, ebooks are gaining popularity among readers who have to tra...

12 July, 2013 | More »

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Amazon launches Kindle tablets & e-book readers in India; offering free e-books for next 2 weeks

Last week, Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd, part of the world’s largest e-commerce firm Amazon.com, launched its marketplace in India at Amazon.in. The firm started by launching just two product sections – books and movies & TV shows. In the books’ section, it is offering over 7 million pri...

13 June, 2013 | More »

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Apple unwraps mini-iPad to take on Amazon, Google

Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8-inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with Amazon.com Inc’s Kindle and other smaller tablets, but it set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand. The 7.9 inch “iPad mini” marks the iPhone-maker̵...

24 October, 2012 | More »

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Amazon makes big Kindle push in US schools

Amazon.com Inc announced an initiative on Wednesday to get its Kindle e-readers and tablet computers into schools, entering a market that has been particularly successful for rival Apple Inc and its iPad device. Amazon said it has been testing Kindles in recent years with hundreds of kindergarten th...

17 October, 2012 | More »

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German firm unveils world’s cheapest e-reader Txtr Beagle at $13

German company Txtr has unveiled Beagle, arguably the world’s cheapest e-reader priced at $13 (around Rs 700). And that means it will cost less than one-fifth the price of Amazon’s cheapest e-reader Kindle, priced at $69 (Rs 3,660). But before you start wondering why the deal sounds too good to ...

11 October, 2012 | More »

Amazon Launches Kindle Owner’s Lending Library

Amazon.com, Inc. has announced the launch of the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library (KOLL). With the KOLL, a Kindle owner with an Amazon Prime membership can choose from thousands of books to borrow for free (including over 100 current and former New York Times bestsellers) as frequently as a book...

3 November, 2011 | More »

Amazon In Talks To Launch Digital Book Library: WSJ

Amazon.com Inc is in talks with book publishers about launching a media library service similar to Netflix Inc for tablets and other digital books, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Seattle-based Amazon, which makes the popular Kindle electronic reader, is also expected to release a tablet...

12 September, 2011 | More »

Amazon Revenue, Spending Surges; Stock Jumps

Amazon.com Inc will use its surging revenue to boost growth and drive expansion into areas such as Web content and cloud computing rather than boost its margins. The largest Internet retailer reported a jump in quarterly revenue on sales of its Kindle electronic reader and other electronics and fore...

27 July, 2011 | More »

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WW III: War Of The Tablets – Part III

The War of the Tablets is back. In Part I, we have talked about the big daddies of the Tablet market; in Part II, we have mentioned about the game-changers. But in the concluding part, we will cover the underdogs of the Tablet market. These Tablet devices may not be as popular as the big […]...

19 July, 2011 | More »