Walmart opens its first online store in Japan
It's available on Rakuten's e-commerce site.
Kobo's new e-reader offers an HD e-ink screen for $130
The Clara HD will ship in June in the US, UK, Canada and other countries.
Walmart teams up with Kobo to sell ebooks and audiobooks
You'll be able to access them through a Walmart/Kobo co-branded app.
Japan’s answer to Amazon is building its own mobile network
Rakuten has applied for a license to become the country's fourth national carrier.
Kobo adds audiobooks along with an Audible-like subscription
It costs $10 a month and can get you any title from Kobo's catalogue.
Chat app Viber hopes you'll shop from its keyboard
It just bought a startup that bakes online stores into its keyboard app.
Kobo's latest waterproof e-reader is sized for poolside reading
The Aura H2O can survive the beach without straining your hands.
Kobo is the next to offer an e-book subscription service
It's a response to all-you-can-read options from rivals like Amazon.
Rakuten is closing its UK marketplace
Amazon proves too strong once again.