E-books outselling print at Amazon.com

Since April 1, Amazon.com has sold 105 e-books, not including free e-books, for every 100 print books. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Online bookstore Amazon.com now sells more e-books than all hardcover and paperback print books combined. “We had high hopes that this would happen eventually, but we never imagined it would happen this quickly,” said Jeff Bezos, …

Amazon unveils Kindle e-reader with ads

The Associated Press Posted: Apr 12, 2011 8:51 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 12, 2011 8:51 AM ET Kindle director Jay Marine thinks that receiving money-saving offers on the Kindle will appeal to customers. (Amazon) Amazon.com Inc. is dropping the price on its Kindle e-reader, but the change comes with a trade-off: On-screen ads. The …