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IDC: The U.S. Has Reached Tablet Market Saturation

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While Apple shipped 26 million iPads in its latest quarter and Samsung shipped 14.5 million tablets, both up from last year, IDC is warning that the overall tablet market in the US appears to be reaching saturation. “It’s becoming increasingly...

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Report: Amazon’s Video Game Console Will Cost Less Than $300

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Running the Android operating system, the system will compete directly with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, offering the streaming and download of games, music, movies and TV content, multiple sources have told VG247. Senior publishing sources have been meeting with Amazon...

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Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Pay TV Service

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Amazon.com denied a report that it was seeking to license TV channels to launch a broadband-delivered television service. The e-commerce colossus has approached at least three unidentified entertainment companies about licensing TV channels for an over-the-top video service, the Wall...

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WSJ: Amazon is Considering Launching a Pay TV Service

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Amazon.com has approached big entertainment companies about licensing their television channels for a new online pay-TV service it is considering launching, in what would mark a significant expansion of the company’s online video efforts. The new service under consideration would...

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Amazon Wants to Ship Your Stuff Even Before You Buy It

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Amazon.com knows you so well it wants to ship your next package before you order it. The Seattle retailer in December gained a patent for what it calls “anticipatory shipping,” a method to start delivering packages even before customers click...