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Leaked photos of the next e-reader to join the Kobo family have appeared online today, and from the looks of it, the company isn't out to reinvent the wheel. We rummaged around in the FCC filings to confirm that it'll come with a 6-inch screen and a 1,500mAh battery, which bests the 1,000mAh one i

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Rakuten, Inc. has just announced that it has signed a \"definitive agreement\" to \"to acquire 100% of total issued and outstanding shares\" of Kobo for a total of $315 million in cash. According to the press release, Rakuten is \"one of the world's top 3 e-commerce companies by revenue.\" Just this Fe

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What's this mystery e-reader? It's the Kobo Vox, and it just made its debut on the FCC's site. Is it a reworked version of the relatively recently released Touch Edition? Is it a brand new reader from the company? The device is listed as being an \"eReader Tablet,\" so perhaps it's something more

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When it first announced the launch of its eReader Touch Edition late last month, Kobo referred to itself again and again as the \"David\" in a reader market full of \"Goliaths.\" It's not difficult to see why -- the company's chief competition in the space is Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, all

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So, how much e-book reader can $149 get you? Well, Kobo's eReader might not be heavy on the feature set, but based on the general impressions from Electronista's review, we'd say quite a bit. In exchange for dropping the 3G, WiFi, color screen and audio playback frills of the Kindle and Nook, Kobo'

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