Posts tagged as: amazon

Amazon Graphite Kindle DX Coming July 7th! Pre-order Now

Amazon Graphite Kindle DX Coming July 7th! Pre-order Now

Amazon, the largest online bookstore, is going to release its newest addition to the Kindle family and it’s now available for pre-order! The Amazon Graphite Kindle DX is looking sleek with its new color. It also boasts of 50% improved contrast, and to top it all off, it’s now cheaper at $379. Its 9.7 inch [...]

Apple iPad threatens dominance of Amazon Kindle

Apple iPad threatens dominance of Amazon Kindle

Apple is threatening the dominance of online retailer Amazon in the US e-book market with its newly unveiled iPad tablet PC. With sales totaling 2.5 million units of its Kindle wireless e-reader in the past two years, Amazon-the world’s largest online bookstore-has been leading the e-book market. But the company has already been forced to [...]

Lil Wayne’s album released by mistake

Lil Wayne’s Rebirth album, which was leaked because of an Amazon mix-up, has resulted in digital copies being pirated across the web six weeks before it was slated to drop. Digital versions of all 14 tracks have spread across the net, popping up on rap blogs and file-sharing sites just days after the online retailer [...]

Brazilian Indians located nine plane crash survivors

Nine survivors of a plane which crashed in an Amazon river were found by Indigenous Indians. There were eleven people who were on that plane. The plane landed in the Itui River between the tribe settlements of Aurelio and Rio Novo. It was the Indians of the Matis tribe who located the plane and alerted [...]

Amazon Japan ordered to pay $119 million in back tax

A Japanese court order has put Amazon Japan into quite the fix: they owe the Japanese government at least $119 million in taxes.