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"We don't want to lose a lot of money" on Kindle hardware sales, Jeff Bezos insists, even though...

"We don't want to lose a lot of money" on Kindle hardware sales, Jeff Bezos insists, even though Amazon's (AMZN) pricing for its latest tablets and e-readers suggests more losses could be arriving. But in spite of aggressive pricing and new content-oriented features, most observers don't see anything for Apple to be too worried about, given the iPad's app lead and the fact an iPad Mini is on the way. Google's Nexus 7, which just got undercut by the non-HD 7" Fire, could be in a tougher spot. (more)
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  • Atkins
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    Kindle is not even remotely in the league of the iPad. Apple has nothing to worry about, and frankly, I don't think that Google does, either.
    7 Sep 2012, 04:16 PM Reply Like
  • HZLIU
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    "'We don't produce gadgets, we create services"
    That is the reason I will not buy kindle fire or ipad or any tablets that try to lock you in to buy the services. I would by a generic tablet that will carry all the services from all "ecosystems" and I should be able to choose whatever service I want.
    It could be a good idea for Amazon to give every Kindle Fire buyer one year free Prime Membership.
    7 Sep 2012, 05:53 PM Reply Like
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