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Bits: The Lessons From the Kindle's Success
An analyst now estimates Amazon.com will sell 380,000 of its Kindle e-book readers this year and it may have a $1 billion business from Kindle by 2010. The lesson of this: just as there is a wide range of tastes in books, different electronics will appeal to different people.
Micros Systems Buys Fry Inc. for $31.1 Million
Micros Systems, a provider of information technology services for the hospitality and retail industries, said it has acquired Fry Inc. for $31.3 million plus the assumption of $18.4 million in debt.