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2012-12-10 05:02:16

Kindle Fire HD savings are making it easy to say yes to wishlists, according to iTrustNews.com. A recently published article details the price differences between several tablets this year, and the Amazon series is one expected to appear on the wishlist of many this year according to this news company. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Amazon has reported pleasing sales for its Kindle Fire HD series and the iTrustNews.com website is one of the media companies that have followed sales...

Amazon Chief Says Kindles Sell At Cost
2012-10-12 05:01:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed on Thursday that the online retailer makes no profit on sales of its Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD devices, but is relying instead on making money through sales of books and other content subsequently bought by device owners. "We sell the hardware at our cost, so it is break-even on the hardware," Bezos told BBC News during a European launch event of Amazon´s new Paperwhite...

Kindle Fire Ads Now Opt-out
2012-09-10 05:42:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Amazon has announced that they will allow customers that purchase their new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets to pay extra in order to turn off the devices' built-in advertisements after all, reversing their previous stance on the issue. The devices, which were officially announced on Thursday, include the "Special Offers" advertisements found on other products in the Kindle line -- except, unlike with those devices,...

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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-10-22 14:17:38

The Archean (formerly Archaeozoic) is a geologic eon between the Hadean and Proterozoic eons. The Archean Eon begins at roughly 3.8 billion years ago (Ga) and ends at about 2.5 Ga. But unlike all other geological ages, which are based on stratigraphy, The Archean eon is defined chronometrically. The lower boundary of 3.8 Ga has also not been officially recognized by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The name Archean is derived from the ancient Greek (Arkhe), meaning...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.