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06.22.12
Kobo eReader Touch Edition packs bags for Japan, books flight for July
06.22.12

Kobo eReader Touch Edition packs bags for Japan, books flight for July

Rakuten's $315 million buyout of Kobo will bear some e-reader fruit come July. The e-tailer's CEO...

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03.30.12
iRiver B100 wants you to 'touch the supreme sound', pedants grumble
03.30.12

iRiver B100 wants you to 'touch the supreme sound', pedants grumble

It's been some time since we heard much from iRiver but the PMP maker is keeping busy with the snow...

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01.11.12
Rakuten completes purchase of Kobo
01.11.12

Rakuten completes purchase of Kobo

It's been just over two months since Rakuten announced its intention to snatch up all of Kobo's s...

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11.08.11
Rakuten signs agreement to purchase Kobo
11.08.11

Rakuten signs agreement to purchase Kobo

Rakuten, Inc. has just announced that it has signed a "definitive agreement" to "to acquire 100%...

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07.12.11
Panasonic debuts UT-PB1 e-reader tablet, spices it with Android flavor (video)
07.12.11

Panasonic debuts UT-PB1 e-reader tablet, spices it with Android flavor (video)

Listen up, bibliophiles. Current e-readers don't have enough pizazz for ya? Panasonic's Japan-b...

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06.13.11
Sony, Panasonic, others to launch cross-platform e-book service, later this year
06.13.11

Sony, Panasonic, others to launch cross-platform e-book service, later this year

Don't look now, but there's some major synergy going on in Japan's e-book market, now that Sony, P...

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06.08.07
Rakuten exploits cameraphone craze for advertising purposes
06.08.07

Rakuten exploits cameraphone craze for advertising purposes

Although this certainly won't go down as the first attempt to integrate cellphones into discrete mar...

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06.08.07
Rakuten exploits cameraphone craze for advertising purposes
06.08.07

Rakuten exploits cameraphone craze for advertising purposes

Although this certainly won't go down as the first attempt to integrate cellphones into discrete mar...

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