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How E-Books Are Changing the Economics of Writing

As electronic media accounts for a larger and larger portion of the book business, consumers are benefiting from lower prices for books, and manufacturers are enjoying massive sales. But how is the e-book revolution affecting authors? It's opening new opportunities -- but no guarantees.

Can a Cheaper Kindle DX Beat iPad and Nook?

The world's biggest online retailer attempts to address the drawbacks of its larger e-reader -- primarily the price. But will it be enough to compete with the Nook and the iPad?

12 things you shouldn't buy in 2010

Who among us doesn't own a closet full of toys, tools, clothes and electronics that we just had to have, only to find after we made the purchase that...

Kindle: The Next Video-Game Crash?

This holiday season's must-have gift is the electronic reader, and Amazon's (AMZN) optimism remains on high after reporting that Kindle sales in November were the "best" ever. But is the e-reader's time really now? Or will consumers make a choice that they'll bitterly regret in 12 months?