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    Kindle Fire a Black Friday Hit

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28:  The new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire is displayed on September 28, 2011 in New York City. The Fire, which will be priced at $199, is an expanded version of the company’s Kindle e-reader that has 8GB of storage and WiFi. The Fire gives users access to streaming video, as well as e-books, apps and music, and has a Web browser. In addition to the Fire, Bezos introduced four new Kindles including a Kindle touch model.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    The first major challenger to the iPad is shaping up to be a success. Amazon’s new $199 tablet, the Kindle Fire, outsold the iPad in Target stores on Black Friday. According to Goldman Sachs, the Kindle Fire was also “sharply outselling” the Nook Color from Barnes & Noble in stores. Amazon also sold four times as many Kindle devices on its website on Black Friday as it did in 2010.

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