Amazon's Kindle Fire continues to rack up impressive preorders, according to a marketing research firm that's been tracking sales of the imminent Amazon tablet.
Direct sales through Amazon are now projected at 500,000 from September 28 through October 28, according to Carter Nicholas, CEO of eDataSource.
But Nicholas is quick to admit that isn't the whole picture. "I'm going to assume that for every unit sold on Amazon.com there's also a unit being sold to a Best Buy or Staples. So maybe 1 million to 1.5 million," he said in a phone interview Thursday.… Read more