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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 26, 2014

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Amazon’s Kindle Voyage is the company’s best e-reader ever. Its biggest improvement over the Kindle Paperwhite is in its screen, which has a resolution of 300 pixels per inch. The text is more clear and crisp than ever, making it the best reading experience ever on an electronic device. The Voyage also includes an ambient […]

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Report: Amazon is Devices to Easily Fill Your Connected Home

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Amazon will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected “smart” home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies. The plans, detailed in a little-known government document and by people familiar with the matter, signal Chief Executive Officer […]

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AT&T is Bundling Internet, HBO Go and Amazon Prime for $40/Month

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It’s still nearly impossible to get HBO, or any other pay-TV channel, without subscribing to a pay-TV package that gives you a bundle of channels, whether you want them or not. But the people who sell you TV are starting to tinker with the model, at least at the margins. Several pay-TV providers, for instance, […]

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How Amazon Aims to Upend the TV Creation Process

On January 26, 1979, “The Dukes of Hazzard” television show premiered on CBS on the East Coast. The show was poorly reviewed and, worse still, the TV ratings were just okay. As the legend goes, the president of CBS, who was in New York that night, saw the show for the first time and was […]

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Amazon Unveils $99 Kindle Fire and Fire Tablet for Kids

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Amazon overhauled its line of Fire tablets late on Wednesday. The new tablets have updated screens, processors, and are running the latest version of Amazon’s mobile operating system, Fire OS 4, codenamed “Sangria.” Amazon is also introducing a new, unusually sized 6-inch Fire that will cost $99. And the company rolled out new Kindle e-readers. […]