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Huge week for Amazon, last week. But all that Kindly goodness was nearly upstaged by lock-screen ad nonsense. When I searched on the keyword \"amazon\" in my RSS tech folder, Friday and Saturday of last week looked like two big parade floats: \"OMG, there are ads on the new Kindle tablet!\" and \"Prais

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NASA has reportedly picked Boeing and SpaceX as the two companies to receive primary funding for the \"Commercial Crew Program.\" The news was reportedly leaked to NBC News' Jay Barbree, but all parties involved have refused to comment until NASA makes the official announcement later today. While Bo

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Blue Origin typically keeps pretty tight-lipped about its projects. The private space-travel firm claims it prefers to talk about what is has done, rather than what it hopes to do. As such, We recently heard about its \"Space Vehicle\" (that's its actual name,) having completed wind-tunnel testing,

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The Kindle Fire is less a tablet and more a $200 window into Amazon's storefront. The 7-inch slate that shares its DNA with the BlackBerry PlayBook lacks any physical features bar a micro-USB port, headphone jack and speaker. Internally, that 1GHz CPU is paired up with 512MB of RAM and 8GB storage

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So, word on the street is that Amazon's got an Android-based tablet in the works that looks like a PlayBook and will probably be called the Kindle Fire. But, until now, we didn't know what kind of content would be available on this new Kindle with a color screen. According to All Things D, Bezos'

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos must have time on his hands and butter on his fingers. Why else would he have personally signed this patent application for a horrendously complicated \"damage avoidance system?\" It involves using a smartphone's inbuilt motion sensors to detect a free-fall calamity, then send

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos didn't confirm a Samsung-built tablet today, but he's not saying no -- in fact, the tell-it-like-it-is founder of the massive e-tailer suggested quite the opposite in an interview with Consumer Reports. \"Stay tuned\" was the answer, and then Bezos told the publication that if

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