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Wall Street Urges Amazon Kindle Price Drop As eBook Wars Intensify 2

Tweet Amazon is facing pressure to cut Kindle prices even while the eBook war between the retailer, Apple and publishing houses means Amazon has stopped selling some Penguin and Hachette e-books. With the overwhelmingly positive reviews greeting the iPad, which is set to snuggle into US consumer hands on the morrow, Wall Street is getting […]

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On Spotify’s US delays and Apple’s streaming future

Tweet With European success behind the firm, Spotify is planning to launch in the UK, even while fresh reports confirm (what we’ve been saying for some time) that the cash artists get from streaming services isn’t enough to justify prosecuting file-sharers. A Billboard analysis shows that even the amount of money earned by top artists […]

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Apple is UK’s top online electronics retailer 1

Tweet Apple has climbed one spot on its November 2009 online retailers position to claim fourth place in the latest chart as defined by IMRG and HItwise. Amazon UK (which does sell “electricals”) continues to hold first place in terms of the number of visits, followed by Argos and Play.com. And while both Amazon and […]

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iPad Kindle-killer (ships March 26), iBookstore expansion plans, more… 1

Tweet Apple’s iPad will ship on Friday, March 26, reports claim, with special gifts for those who queue up overnight to pick one of the devices up at their local Apple Store and staff training beginning next week, The Examiner claims. Also AT&T on iPad market future; relax, production problems may not impact iPad availability. […]

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Apple wants video in the cloud, hates Amazon’s download deals, no Flash for US Virgin…. 1

Tweet A trio of overnight reports that seem worth a mention but already appear well-worn online – with Apple planning to store movies and TV shows in the cloud, iTunes team members trying to tempt labels away from free download deals with Amazon and Virgin America dumping Flash in a love tryst with the iPad. […]

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FT, many education apps to join Penguin in iPad app migration 1

Tweet The Financial Times and a plethora of education solutions seem set to join Penguin in a move to embrace the iPad as Pearson, the publisher behind both titles has confirmed it is making a shift to catch the digital wave with a range of iPad apps, including through its education products, which form the […]

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Amazon cut-price sale hits US and UK

Tweet This is a really good time to hit Amazon, with a slurry of discounts available now from the US and UK stores. Amazon in the US and the UK launch their Christmas/Black Friday sales, offering a series of compelling discounts across multiple categories. For example, in the UK, Amazon’s offering Fujifilm’s FinePix J30 digital […]

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