Barnes & Noble Cuts GlowLight Nook Price To $129 As Amazon Prepares To Ship Its Backlit Kindles

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http://techcrunch.com – Amazon’s shiny new Kindle Paperwhite will start trickling out of the company’s myriad warehouses in short order, but it seems e-reading rival Barnes & Noble won’t let Amazon set foot in the illuminated e-reader market unanswered. To that end, BN has announced that it has cut the price of its conceptually-similar Nook SimpleTouch with GlowLight from $139 to $119 — the same price as Amazon’s ad-supported Paperwhite model. It’s easy to look at the move as a kneejerk reaction to Amazon’s impending Paperwhite Kindle launch, but Barnes & Noble claims it& (IT news)