To compete with the Nook, the Amazon Kindle patches some holes in its feature list.
Amazon slashes the price on the top-selling Kindle to $259. Why? Because the Barnes and Noble Nook is closing in.
Amazon says customers will be able to read Kindle books on their PCs. But is the company lagging a step behind the Barnes and Noble Nook?
The e-reader would take on similar offerings from Amazon and Sony.
The Amazon Kindle ignited an ebook reader industry and created many rivals for itself.
Amazon's pioneering device may not dominate the market for long. Many phones are now sophisticated enough to be used as e-book reading devices.