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Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service for Kindle devices that will allow users unlimited access to thousands of books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month.

CBS Seattle–07/18/2014

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Amazon Lures Bookstores To Sell Kindles

Amazon is offering an enticement to independent bookstores: sell the Kindle and get a 10 percent cut of the price of the digital books that people buy for it, for two years.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

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Review: Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX Slimmer, Sharper

In the fleeting moments I had with Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet, I noticed one major thing: It lost a lot of weight. The engineers at Amazon managed to slim down their flagship tablet in every dimension.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

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Amazon Offers MP3s For Vinyl Record Buyers

In an odd combination of old and new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its online store, it will give that customer a digital version of the songs for free.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2013

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Amazon Announces Top Books of 2012

Seattle based Amazon.com announced their top selling books of 2012. Interestingly, E.L. James’ Fifty Shades trilogy, based in the Northwest, made the number one spot in print and Kindle sales for Amazon.

12/14/2012

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Amazon Launches Kindle Content Service for Kids

Just in time for Christmas, Seattle-based Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

12/06/2012

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Amazon Aims To Get Its Kindle In The Classroom

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. has launched a new service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees — sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.

10/17/2012

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Kindle Customers May Get Credit From Settlements

Seattle-based Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.

10/15/2012

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Wal-Mart To Stop Selling Amazon.com Kindles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out the sale of Seattle-based Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers, the second major retailer to stop offering the items in six months.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012

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Best New Electronic Gadgets Out this Fall

Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.

09/10/2012

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