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Why Amazon won't launch its own tablet, but will use Apple's

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 1/24/10 (1:44am)
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01/22/2010
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The Kindle game is up, and Amazon knows it. In 2010, the world plus dog will be hawking an E-Ink-based e-reader, and major distribution and publishing houses like Barnes & Noble, Google, and Hearst will be offering their digital content on everything with a screen. That's why Amazon gave up some royalty money to e-book publishers on Wednesday, and announced a SDK and app store for the Kindle on Thursday.