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Race to Most Popular eReader is On As Amazon and Barnes & Noble Wage Price War

Race to Most Popular eReader is On As Amazon and Barnes & Noble Wage Price War

Competition for e-reading consumers’ affection sizzled on Monday as Barnes and Noble dropped the price of its Nook e-book reader 23 percent to $199 and introduced the Nook WiFi at an even bigger bargain $149, though the latter device can only be used in a WiFi environment. Amazon, whose $259 price tag for its Kindle e-reader previously matched the Nook’s cost exactly, responded by dropping the price of the Kindle to $189.

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Starbucks to Offer Free WiFi With Your Coffee Starting July 1

Starbucks to Offer Free WiFi With Your Coffee Starting July 1

Starting next month Starbucks will join the likes of Panera and McDonald’s as a chain that offers free WiFi in all locations. Those who have AT&T may be confused, thinking they already had free WiFi in Starbucks, which those customers did, now it’s been extended to everyone else.

Now anyone can enjoy free, unlimited WiFi at Starbucks with just one click rather than having to pay or enter AT&T or Starbucks Card information to get just two hours of free time. Sounds like a good deal, and can possibly get Starbucks more money if people stay longer and buy more.

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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