Tag Archives: Kindle

Amazon sold several million Kindle e-readers in China

(15 August 2018) Amazon Kindle e-book sales have jumped 12% last year in China and the company now has a library of over 700,000 titles that are available.  Amazon also announced that it has sold several million Kindle e-readers since it first launched in China in 2012 and China has become the world’s biggest regional market […]


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Amazon launches digital books in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati and Malayalam on Kindle

(1 December 2016, Bengaluru)  Amazon announced today the addition of thousands of digital books in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati and Malayalam, including the largest digital selection of best sellers, hundreds of exclusive titles, and free classics to the Kindle Book Store. Readers can access these books on their Kindle eReaders and free Kindle apps for […]


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Ofcom research shows jump in eReader ownership & growing smartphone ‘addiction’

(6 August 2015) The publishingtechnology blog reports that Ofcom’s annual research report on British media consumption shows that 28% of UK households now own an eReading device such as an Amazon Kindle – up 4 percent from last year. But while reading device ownership is on the rise, Ofcom’s research also shows that reading itself […]


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Amazon Kindle Voyage to launch in India soon

(22 March 2015) The Amazon Kindle Voyage e-reader will be launching in India in the next few weeks. Customers will get a chance to purchase either the WIFI only model for INR 16,499 or the 3G variant for INR 20,499. Good e-Reader has the story.


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Coffin for a Kindle: The eBook market is dying in the UK

(7 January 2015) Gerald Lynch asks is the eBook revolution on its last legs? That’s what both physical book retailers and digital book sales figures from the Christmas period would suggest, with eBook and eReader purchases sliding significantly in the UK. Waterstones, the UK’s largest bookshop chain, told the Financial Times that sales of Amazon’s […]


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Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9” available in India

(New Delhi, 13 June 2013) Today Amazon announced that Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9” will be available starting June 27 on Amazon.in for customers in India, giving them access to over 1.9 million of apps, games and books, including more than 325,000 books that are exclusive to the Kindle Store. Kindle Fire […]


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Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

(7 June 2013, IDG News Service) After remaining quiet on the hardware front for years, Amazon.com’s China business has finally brought the company’s Kindle tablet and Kindle eReader to the country. ComputerWorld has the story:


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Kindle Owners’ Lending Library coming to the UK, Germany and France

Amazon.com’s Kindle Owners’ Lending Library is coming to the UK, Germany and France in October 2012 bringing Kindle owners with a Prime membership over 200,000 books to borrow for free as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates. Independent authors and publishers using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) who enrol their books in […]


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