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Kindle Fire Adds Hulu Plus to Video Lineup

Amazon’s Kindle Fire will offer users access to Hulu Plus along with Amazon’s own video service and Netflix, the company announced this morning. As PaidContent notes, this either pulls Amazon even with Barnes & Noble’s new Nook tablet, or ahead, depending on the way you want to spin it. Both tablets ship next week.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work