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Today's e-Reads: Google, Amazon Battle For Online Shoppers

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A man passes under the Google sign at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California on January 5, 2010.  Google unveiled its new "superphone," the Nexus One, marking the online search giant's first leap into the smartphone market.  UPI/Mohammad Kheirkhah(UPI/Mohammad Kheirkhah)

Google is fighting to attract shoppers who often turn to Amazon to search for things to buy online, The New York Times reports.

Toys 'R' Us will roll out its own tablet computer designed for kids, The Wall Street Journal reports.

In a reversal, Amazon says it will allow users to pay to block ads on new Kindle Fire tablets, according to Reuters.

Are the days of revolutionary smartphones over? One CNET writer thinks so.

Many iPhone owners are trying to ditch their phones in anticipation of a new model, USA Today reports.

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