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Amazon Kindle eReader Sales Up 4x on Black Friday

amazon304Kindle sales were up this Black Friday, as compared to sales of the devices last year, Amazon revealed this week.

According to the Seattle-based giant, sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet were up 3x this Black Friday as compared to last year and Kindle eReader sales were up almost 4x that of comparable sales from last year.

“This holiday there are going to be a lot of customers opening up new Amazon devices,” stated Dave Limp, Senior Vice President, Amazon Devices. “We’re energized by the year over year growth of tablet and e-reader Black Friday sales on Amazon.com, plus the success of the new product categories we’ve launched this year.”

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Amazon Lets Teachers & Businesses Share Digital Documents Through Kindle Devices

Amazon has launched, “Whispercast for Kindle,” a service that gives schools and businesses access to Kindle tools to distribute digital content using its platform.

Essentially teachers and business owners can share materials and distribute documents using the platform and it will the content will be available on Kindle devices and apps. The tool gives teachers and schools access to millions of Kindle books, including free eBooks which they can distribute to kids through the program.

Amazon Kindle vice president Dave Limp explained in the release. “[It is] a free, scalable solution for school and business administrators to centrally manage thousands of Kindles and wirelessly distribute Kindle books as well as their own documents to their users. Organizations can also design bring-your-own-device programs at school or work using personally-owned Kindles, Kindle Fires, and other tablets using the free Kindle reading applications for receiving content.”