Good morning and happy Friday. Here’s what’s going on in tech so far…
Amazon Selling Kindle Fire at a Loss?
Research firm iSuppli estimates that each Kindle Fire costs Amazon $201.70, resulting in a whopping $2.70 loss for each unit sold. Amazon’s betting you’ll use the Kindle Fire to buy at least $2.70 worth of books, apps, movies, music and products, which isn’t a huge gamble.
Read more: iSuppli
The Galaxy Nexus Is Coming
The latest-and-greatest Android phone is on its way. Built by Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus features a 1280×720 HD display and runs Google’s new Android operating system, version 4.0—also known as Ice Cream Sandwich.
BlackBerry PlayBook Price Cuts
The 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet looks like it’s getting a $300 price cut in its homeland of Canada shortly—we’ll see if the same discounts trickle down to the U.S. as well.
Read more: Engadget
SOPA-Siding Tech Companies?
The Next Web digs up the 27 companies that are part of the Software Business Alliance, a group that supports the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act. Some of the bigger consumer brands: Apple, Dell, Intel and Microsoft.
Read more: The Next Web
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