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Harry Potter Breaks E-Book Lockdown

When the Harry Potter books finally went on sale in electronic form on Tuesday, it was as if Harry himself had cast the “Alohomora” spell on them — the one that unlocks doors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2012

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Barnes & Noble Launches ‘All-New Nook’ For $139

Barnes & Noble is launching a lighter, slimmer, cheaper version of its e-reader for $139 — a sign that the book retailer is ready to compete on price with rivals Amazon and Borders.

05/24/2011

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Debuts The New Kindle DX At NYC's Pace University

Amazon Says E-Book Sales Surpass Printed Books

Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it’s now selling more of them than printed books.

05/19/2011

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Barnes & Noble Adds Apps To ‘Nook’ E-Reader

Barnes & Noble is adding an applications store and an email program to its Nook e-reader. That brings the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad.

04/25/2011

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Google Opens E-Book Store In Challenge To Amazon

Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.

12/06/2010

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