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Amazon, Big Six publishers face antitrust suit from indie bookstores over ebook DRM
Class-action suit by New York and South Carolina bookstores seeks to prohibit limiting books to specific apps or devices
Amazon's digital metamorphosis: ebooks up 70 percent, video spikes as print books flatten
Ebook sales overcame Paperwhite supply problems, fewer sales of new e-readers, growth in video, and gradual decline of print
Amazon acquires Kindle Fire text-to-speech provider, but this isn't about Siri
Voice and speech interfaces aren't all one thing, but they're all still amazing
Amazon brings Cloud Player to UK as European Kindle Fire launch looms
Amazon has announced the launch of its Cloud Player music service in the UK, preparing the market for the long-awaited European launch of its Kindle Fire tablet.
Amazon's new Kindle Fire and Fire HD 7 now on sale
Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire HD is on sale in the US today, alongside an updated Fire and a cheaper Kindle.
Jennifer Aniston, your sweater is here: Amazon's Kindle Fire HD and the future of shopping
Sean Hollister explains how Kindle X-Ray and Jennifer Aniston's sweater point the way to a future filled with product placement
90 Seconds on The Verge: Thursday, September 6th, 2012
90 seconds on The Verge is a daily show, 90 seconds long.
Amazon: 'We are pretty much done' with the Kindle DX
Amazon is planning to phase out the 9.7-inch Kindle DX e-reader tablet.
Kindle Fire and Fire HD 7 coming to Europe, prices start at €159 / £129
The Kindle Fire and Fire HD are both coming to the UK on October 25th.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 hands-on pictures and video
After Amazon's big unveiling in California, we spent some time with the company's latest Kindle Fire model.
Amazon Kindle Fire OS updated with FreeTime custom profiles, X-Ray for movies, and more
Amazon announced a number of updates to its Kindle line-up today, but some of the most compelling additions were software elements of the Kindle Fire operating system itself.
Amazon adds Whispersync for Voice and Immersion Reading to audiobooks for Kindle Fire
Amazon is adding audiobooks with Whispersync for Voice to its Kindle Fire tablets, letting readers keep a single bookmark across text and audio versions of the same book. The company is also enabling Immersion Reading, which allows you to follow along in print while the narrator reads the audiobook.
Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire: twice the RAM, faster processor, longer battery life, $159
Amazon has officially announced its new Kindle Fire tablet, which features a faster processor, more RAM, and longer battery life, yet costs less than original model.
Amazon's Appstore for Android tops 50,000 apps ahead of today's event
Amazon's Appstore for Android has passed the 50,000 app mark, over 31,000 of which are compatible with the Fire.
The end of Android tablets: can Google match Amazon's success before Microsoft closes the window?
This Thursday, we expect that Amazon will be unveiling a least one new Kindle Fire alongside a new e-reader. If you believe Amazon’s somewhat fuzzy math, the Kindle Fire is far and away the most successful Android tablet on the market, but it's a strange kind of boast: the Fire runs "Android" in only the loosest sense of the word, as an underpinning to Amazon's ecosystem. The Kindle Fire is an Amazon content delivery device, not an Android tablet.
Fall reboot: Microsoft, Nokia, Amazon, and Motorola fight for attention in the shadow of the iPhone
Motorola, Amazon, and Nokia are all expected to announce new Android and Windows Phone 8 devices this week, shortly before Apple unveils its latest iPhone.
Amazon adds about 3,000 Paramount, MGM, and Lionsgate titles to Prime Instant Video with EPIX deal
Amazon is adding to its selection of free Prime Instant Video content with an agreement with EPIX that was announced today.
CNET: Amazon prepping two 7-inch Kindle Fire models for next week's event
CNET is reporting today that Amazon plans to release two 7-inch versions of the Kindle Fire at its event next week.
Amazon reportedly taps Nokia for maps on upcoming Kindle Fire
We have a much better idea of what the hardware for at least one new Kindle Fire will look like today, and now Reuters is reporting a bit of information about the software. Apparently Amazon will follow Apple in eschewing Google Maps in favor of a different mapping solution, but Amazon will reportedly use Nokia's mapping technology. Nokia is already providing much of the power behind Bing maps.
90 Seconds on the Verge: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Dell, Amazon, Apple, and Google all have something to say — Paul Miller's here to tell you about it.
Amazon boasts that the Kindle Fire is sold out, owns 22 percent of the US tablet market
We were already pretty sure that Amazon's September 6th event would bring the unveiling of a new Kindle Fire, and now Amazon has made that even more likely with the announcement that the Kindle Fire is now sold out.
All signs point to new Kindles as Amazon discounts and discontinues older models
Kindle models are running out of stock from Amazon, suggesting that new models on are their way soon.
Amazon quietly adds device-specific parental controls to Instant Video
Amazon now includes parental controls for Instant Video, allowing each device with the service to be locked at a certain level.
Cablevision launches Optimum TV streaming app for Kindle Fire
If you're a Kindle Fire owner and a Cablevision subscriber, you're TV-watching experience is about to get an upgrade — Cablevision's Optimum app is now available in the Amazon App Store for Kindle Fire owners.
Spotify finally comes to the Kindle Fire
Spotify has long offered an app for Android tablets and phones on the Google Play store, but Kindle Fire owners have been excluded from the party, until now.
Apple dominates the growing tablet market with 68 percent share, according to IDC
Unsurprisingly, Apple's iPad continues to dominate the new but quickly expanding tablet market, according to the latest data from IDC.
Amazon credits Prime and Kindle Fire with driving Q2 sales of $12.8 billion; forecasts Q3 loss
Amazon earnings numbers for the second quarter of 2012: $12.8 billion in net sales, $107 million in operating income
AOL's Play music app gets a tablet-optimized redesign, but only for Kindle Fire
The Play by AOL app is now available on just one Android tablet: the Kindle Fire.
Amazon to introduce 'five or six' new tablets including 10-inch model, according to Staples president
Everyone's expecting Amazon to launch a Kindle Fire successor soon — the company needs a refreshed model to compete with Google's new Nexus 7 — but apparently the company has much bigger things planned than one new model.