Noon News: Kindle Fire Pre-order Update, Amazon Kindle Touch 3G Browsing, Apple Micro USB Adapter

Even before its official release the Kindle Fire tablet was declared a hit. And now, this tablet computer from Seattle based company Amazon.com is already selling 2,000 tablets per hour or more than 50,000 tablets per day on pre-order basis.

In the latest developments, Amazon came up with the clarification that the next generation 3G Kindle, the Kindle Touch 3G, will browse Internet only through Wi-Fi connection. Amazon made this declaration over the weekend.

Apple Inc. is going to make available an official adapter in order to allow users to charge their iOS devices through a Micro USB cable. The new add-on will be made available in the UK Apple store from October 14, and it will be priced at just £8.

Cupertino based technology giant Apple Inc. announced on Tuesday that it is offering a new and improved AppleCare+ insurance plan, aimed at providing users with an extra year of ownership and technical support. In addition, there will be coverage for two instances of accidental damages too, the company revealed.

In a move to expand its Internet based computing, Red Hat Inc., provider of open source software and services, is acquiring closely held Gluster Inc. for about $136 million in cash. With this acquisition Red Hat Inc. will get generation next storage solution for enterprises’ private and public clouds and hybrid storage needs from Gluster.