The Amazon Smartphone Launches Tech's Costliest War
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 08/07/2012 20:36
As Foxconn prepares to start cranking out smartphones for Amazon.com, as reported by Bloomberg, the rest of us should prepare for a spending spree the likes of which the technology industry has yet to see.
Amazon's entry into the smartphone market signals that it wants full access to the big-boy club, whose members -- Apple, Microsoft, and Google -- are trying to provide a full range of mobile devices to consumers. E-readers and down-market tablets? No more. Jeff Bezos wants to own each mobile entryway that leads to music, movies, books, video games, and information storage.
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