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Amazon's Fire "less than a blazing success"
Dec 14 2011
The Kindle Fire, Amazon’s heavily promoted tablet, is less than a blazing success with many of its early users. Complaints include that there is no external volume control and the off switch is easy to hit by accident. Also there is no external volume control. The off switch is easy to hit by accident. Web pages take a long time to load. There is no privacy on the device; a spouse or child who picks it up will instantly know everything you have been doing. The touch screen is frequently hesitant and sometimes downright balky.
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...