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Apple, Amazon and News on Diaspora Founder’s Suicide: TechNow with Gina Smith

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Amazon ships its $199 Kindle Fire today, a day early. Apple releases Apple iTunes 10.5.1 with iTunes Match, but not without a few hiccups. And finally, a sad death in tech. One of the young founders of Diaspora, an open source Facebook alternative project, is dead at 22 of suicide. TechNow with Gina Smith runs daily.
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Amazon Kindle Fire: Ships November November 14, Day Early

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Photo courtesy: Creative Commons LicenseAmazon's Kindle Fire tablet surprises by shipping a day earlier than planned -- November 14 -- way to light up the tablet competition. Psyche!
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: He Owns the Web in More Ways Than You Think (Wired, Steven Levy)

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Photo source: Nigel Perry in Wired Killer piece on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos -- by Steven Levy in Wired.
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Amazon Kindle Fire: No Nook Killer

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Amazon Slaps down Barnes & Noble: Morning News Wrap

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Last week Barnes & Noble execs ripped on Amazon, making fun of its distribution services and the announcement of its own B&N Color Nook Tablet. Due next week, the $249 custom Android 3.2 Honeycomb Nook Tablet has Hulu Plus and Netflix integrated. A huge emphasis on that software at the announcement. For Amazon, I guess […]
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Nook Tablet: Taking on Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPad 2 Head On

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NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble today fired back at Amazon's new readers and tablet with its own hardware. First let's talk tablet. The Nook Color Tablet is a 9-inch tablet with a 7-inch (diagonally-measured) LCD touchscreen display. It includes a dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB for storage inside […]
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