Amazon cuts international Kindle price; Alca-Lu to slash European jobs?

> Amazon.com said it was cutting the price of the international version of its Kindle ereader from $279 to $259, and that it would discontinue selling the U.S.-only original Kindle, which runs on Sprint Nextel's network. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent will cut one in six jobs in its European operations this year, according to an AFP article. Article

> Mobile web usage is still growing, but the user experience is still disappointing. Commentary

> Global shipments of Android smartphones will reach nearly 32 million units in 2013, according to Taipei-based Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute. Article

And finally... A Minnesota man plead guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while intoxicated.  Article

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