Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Amazon Is Said to Buy Touchco, a Touch-Screen Company - NYTimes.com

E-reader evolution is accelerating…

In a sign that Amazon wants to upgrade its Kindle e-reader to compete head-on with the Apple iPad, Amazon has acquired Touchco, a start-up based in New York that specializes in touch-screen technology, a person briefed on the deal said Wednesday.

Amazon will merge Touchco’s technology and staff members into its Kindle hardware division, Lab126, which is based in Cupertino, Calif., this person said.

Amazon Is Said to Buy Touchco, a Touch-Screen Company - NYTimes.com

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