Podcast: Plastic Logic's answer to the Kindle

Plastic Logic has developed a reading device that's thinner and more durable than the Kindle, and is designed for reading business documents.

As Amazon.com proved with its popular Kindle , consumers are interested in reading books on handheld devices. Plastic Logic has developed its own reading device, which is thinner and more durable than the Kindle and is aimed mostly for reading business documents. Joe Eschbach, Plastic Logic's vice president of marketing, explains in this interview.


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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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