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Can Amazon help save Hollywood’s dying DVD business?

Would the prospect of streaming your personal collection of movie titles anywhere, including your new Amazon Kindle Fire, entice you to purchase more flicks? Movie studios desperately hope so and are, according to sources, seeking to align with Amazon to make that vision a reality.

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Amazon ups Kindle Fire orders to meet soaring holiday demand

Amazon has ordered an additional 1 million Kindle Fire tablets from its manufacturers, increasing the total number it expects to ship before the end of 2011 to 5 million. Previously, the company was expecting to ship just 3.5 million, but it increased this number to 4 million in the middle of Q3, Digitimes reports.