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Here Comes the $199 Kindle Fire

See CNN Money’s video clip that analyzes of the costs of the initial Kindle Fire — and Amazon’s pricing strategy for it. There are a lot of trade-offs versus the iPad. Click on the photo to access the video.  

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Startups Resist Facebook’s Pull

As Shayndi Rice reports in the Wall Street Journal: “Startups are trying to reduce their reliance on Facebook Inc., a potential threat to the social network as it moves forward with its highly anticipated initial public offering. The risks and rewards … Continue reading

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