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Amazon acquires display maker Liquavista, could use tech in future Kindles

Liquavista makes low-power, sunlight viewable displays using a technology called electrowetting. The company’s been showing off its technology for a few years, but even though Samsung acquired Liquvista in 2011, no commercial products featuring the team’s displays have been released yet. Now Amazon has acquired Liquavista from Samsung, which means the maker of the popular […]

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Will Amazon buy Liquavista, and would that lead to color Kindles?

Amazon currently offers two types of Kindle devices. You can pick up an inexpensive Kindle with a black and white E Ink display designed primarily for reading eBooks. Or you can buy a Kindle Fire tablet which can also run apps, play movies, and do much more. Maybe one day there will be another option: […]