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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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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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Toys R Us Lauches Tablet Computer… For Kids

Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.

09/10/2012

Microsoft Surface design team member Panos Panay demonstrates the new tablet during a news conference at Milk Studios on June 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The new Surface tablet utilizes a 10.6 inch screen with a cover that contains a full multitouch keyboard. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Microsoft’s Long And Tortured History In Tablets

For decades, the tablet computer was like a mirage in the technology industry: a great idea, seemingly reachable on the horizon, that disappointed as hopeful companies got closer. Microsoft has experienced this cycle of hope and disappointment many times.

06/19/2012

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Microsoft Announces “Surface” Tablet Computer

Microsoft is being secretive about a “major” announcement it plans to make in Los Angeles on Monday.

06/18/2012

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Amazon Veils New Kindle Fire

On the heels of the Seattle Public Library’s announcement that they have over 11,000 titles available to check out for Kindles, comes Amazon.com’s unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet computer.

09/28/2011

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