The Silicon Valley Insider as an article on Kindle sales, and this piece on the often whispered about student version: Amazon: Kindle Isn't *That* Big A Hit; College Edition In The Works:
There are a bunch of hurdles to getting it right -- the reader would have to be designed to accomodate students' needs, and publishers would have to be willing to change their pricing structure -- but if Amazon can pull it off, the Kindle on campus is a no-brainer.
Am I the only person who thinks it will be the students getting screwed in this deal? Goodbye secondary book market. Goodbye open-content textbooks. Hello lock-in. Just a feeling, but it's not like we haven't been down this path before.