Amazon seals cheaper Kindle deal

Amazon.com said yesterday it has struck a sponsorship deal with AT&T to sell a less expensive version of its Kindle 3G digital reader. Amazon’s Kindle 3G, which allows users to buy electronic books without having to subscribe to a wireless network, costs $189 (£118.22). The AT&T sponsored device, which will also include built-in ads on its screensavers, will cost $139.