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Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed on Thursday that the online retailer makes no profit on sales of its Kindle devices, but is relying instead on making money through sales of books and other content subsequently bought by device owners.
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.
Amazon announced a handful of new products today during their press event in Los Angeles, bolstering their Kindle line as well as introducing some new services.
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).