by Pedro Hernandez on July 20, 2010 · 1 comment

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What iBooks? Fears that Apple’s tablet would torpedo Amazon’s Kindle appear unfounded. Amazon today offered some pretty interesting statistics about the company’s e-book platform. According to CEO Jeff Bezos, the recent Kindle price drop helped triple sales of the e-reader. (Amazon is loathe to release exact Kindle sales figures, so we’ll have to take him […]

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by Pedro Hernandez on July 12, 2010 · 0 comments

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It’s a little late for those of us that completed college with several pounds’ worth of textbooks in our back(breaking)packs, but Barnes & Noble is looking to lighten the load for future generations.  The bookseller today unveiled NOOKstudy, an “e-textbook” platform that runs on Windows or Mac — no Nook required. Set to go live […]

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