InformationWeek Covers Amazon Kindle DX Launch

May 7, 2009

Following are InformationWeek's series of in-depth news articles and blogs covering the debut of Amazon's widescreen Kindle DX electronic reader for newspapers and magazines:

1) Kindle DX Poses Profitability Challenge To Publishers

The new electronic book reader from Amazon is leading the charge toward e-textbooks, but the result may be as painful for publishers as the freefall in CD sales experienced by the music industry.

  2)  New Thinking, Not Kindle, Will Save Newspapers

Kindle won't save newspapers, nor will any other technology save them, as long as they're run by the same people who are now running them (into the ground).... html

3) Amazon's Wide-Screen Kindle DX Debuts

The 9.7-inch display with more storage is being heralded by newspapers and textbook publishers as a lucrative partner in delivering their digital content.

  4)  Kindle DX Seen As Big Man On Campus

Universities are taking note of a possible 9.7-inch e-reader from Amazon, which may mark the beginning of a major change in the buying of college textbooks.

  5)  Amazon Plans Large-Screen Kindle To Reignite Newspaper Business

The device's screen will be about the size of a standard sheet of paper, large enough for newspaper and magazine publishers to maintain their traditional format for articles and advertising.

  6)  Amazon Awarded Kindle Patent

One day before unveiled its widescreen Kindle aimed at newspaper readers, the e-commerce giant has been awarded its first United States patent related to the device. tml

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