Jul 24, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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Amazon used to be just a website where you could buy things and have them sent to you. Increasingly, Amazon is making the things themselves as well. The president of Staples says five or six new Amazon tablets are on the way to go with the Kindle reader and the Kindle Fire tablet. Where the e-retail company really stands to cash in, though, is the products you'll buy to go with it. Plus, the latest Robot Roundup.

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Why is Amazon becoming a hardware company?

Jul 24, 2012
Don’t be fooled: All the new tablets Amazon has on the horizon are just shopping carts in disguise.

Amazon used to be just a website where you could buy things and have them sent to you. Increasingly, Amazon is making the things themselves as well. The president of Staples says five or six new Amazon tablets are on the way to go with the Kindle reader and the Kindle Fire tablet. Where the e-retail company really stands to cash in, though, is the products you’ll buy to go with it. Plus, the latest Robot Roundup.

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