Online retailer Amazon is expected to release a new version of its e-reader device, the Kindle, which will allow for magazine and newspaper reading.
Amazon has scheduled a press conference in New York at the 19th century site of the New York Times‘s headquarters, and is expected to feature an appearance by Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger junior.
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The Times is rumoured by analysts to be a partner in introduce the larger Kindle device.
The current device has only a six-inch screen and is used for reading e-books, but has been used by paying subscribers to read versions of the Wall Street Journal, the Times, and a range of magazines.
The Kindle has received praise from newspapers, including News Corp chief executive and media mogul Rupert Murdoch.