New, larger Kindle introduced: Can it save the newspaper industry?

Amazon trotted out the latest version of its e-reader device, the Kindle DX. The new version measures 9.7 inches diagonally (compared to its immediate predecessor’s 6 inches), and holds three times more books. The big news is that the Kindle DX will focus on textbooks and newspapers, an innovation some people have suggested will save the newspaper industry. So far three newspapers will offer the Kindle DX at a reduced price in exchange for long-term subscriptions: the New York Times , Boston Globe …

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