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Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, once said: \"Nothing a computer can do can compare to a book.\" For some, the pleasure of flipping through a paperback may never change, but pragmatism is starting to take hold. More people than ever are opting for e-books; the benefits of having a virtual

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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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