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STUDY: KINDLE FIRE SALES PLUMMET

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

John Paczkowski of All Things D, part of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, posted a column on Thursday illustrated by a drawing from the comic online greeting card company Someecards.com showing a child holding an electronic tablet on his knee. The caption reads: “The Kindle Fire is perfect for watching movie versions of books […]

AMAZON ADDS RIVAL NETFLIX TO KINDLE FIRE

November 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Although it has acknowledged that the main reason why it priced the Kindle Fire so aggressively — at $199, it reportedly will sell for less than it cost to produce — was to attract users to its own movie sales and rental service, it said on Wednesday that a built-in app will allow Netflix subscribers […]

DISNEY/ABC IN STREAMING DEALS WITH NETFLIX, AMAZON

October 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Not playing favorites, Disney/ABC Television Group, has renewed and expanded its streaming deals with Netflix and Amazon. They will allow the two online rivals to offer hundreds of Disney-produced TV shows from ABC-TV, ABC Family and the Disney Channel, raging from Desperate Housewives to Hannah Montana. “We are thrilled to broaden the scope and extend […]

AMAZON ENTERS RING AGAINST APPLE

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Amazon today (Wednesday) unveiled its new electronic tablet, the Kindle Fire, which analysts said may give Apple’s iPad its biggest challenge to date. The device, which can stream thousands of movies and TV shows from Amazon’s extensive catalog via a wi-fi connection, is priced at just $199 — far lower than the cheapest iPad, which […]