The Internet retailer partners with Nokia for the navigation function on the new Kindle Fire.
The Fed chief says he's open to more easing but does not commit. Factory orders rise more than expected, while the Chicago PMI slows. Consumer sentiment increases. Facebook sinks to all-time low.
The move is drawing attention to the Sept. 6 meeting of the European Central Bank's board of governors.
Despite the current gloom, the market is in a heck of a better place than it was 12 months ago.
The decision casts doubt on Android development, which may steer some phone makers to Windows 8.
Stocks are slightly higher, with Apple's big patent win over Samsung helping to support the Nasdaq.
The decision against Samsung is likely to reform the mobile landscape.
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