Sorry, Kindle: WSJ Warms to Sony

News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch has made no secret of his disdain for the Amazon Kindle business model, punctuating recent earnings calls with remarks that the e-commerce giant pockets too much of the subscription fees for the Wall Street Journal and other content. On Thursday morning his company’s actions spoke louder than words, as it announced an exclusive deal with Sony, Amazon’s top rival in the e-reader business.

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