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'NYT,' Samsung Offer $100 Netbook Discount

The New York Times has teamed up with Samsung to provide a $100 discount toward the purchase of Samsung's netbook in exchange for a one-year subscription to Times Reader 2.0. The one-year subscription costs $179.40.

The NYT digital edition comes pre-installed on the Go netbook, which is offered for about $380 - not counting the $100 discount. A few other newspapers are considering extending discounts for digital readers in exchange for subscriptions. For instance, The Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News plan to offer digital editions of their newspapers on an e-reader from Plastic Logic that the papers may subsidize.

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