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Borders Palo Alto

Borders Ready To Turn Page On Book Chain’s Final Chapter

The location of one of the last Borders bookstores still open in the Bay Area, directly across from the Apple store on University Ave., seems an obvious answer to why the chain hopes to close all of its remaining stores by the end of the week.


Amazon Kindle 3 reader. (AP)

Tech Report: Amazon E-Books Outselling Print Books

Amazon says that for the first time, it’s selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.


Amazon Kindle 3 reader (AP)

Tech Report: Amazon’s New Kindle

Amazon’s newest edition of the Kindle e-book reader is less expensive than the original. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the catch is, it has ads.


Amazon Kindle 3 reader. (AP)

Amazon Opens Kindle Bookstore To Other Merchants is giving other merchants a chance to sell selections from its electronic book store and earn a commission.

CBS San Francisco–12/07/2010

Google Dives Into Online Bookstore Business

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

CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010