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Amazon gadget sales more than triple over Thanksgiving weekend

The Amazon Fire tablet
Beck Diefenbach | Reuters
The Amazon Fire tablet

Amazon.com said sales of its electronic gadgets more than tripled over the Thanksgiving weekend from last year, with the Fire tablet the top-selling product.

Sales of the 7-inch tablet more than tripled, while the Fire TV set-top box sold six times more than last year, the company said, without providing the number of units sold.

Amazon's shares were up 1 percent at $671 in early trading on Tuesday. (Get the latest quote here.)