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borders e-reader


Japan's Rakuten buys maker of Borders' e-reader

Rakuten, the Japanese company behind Buy.com, picks up the third-place e-reader maker, Kobo, for more than $300 million, shortly after its major U.S. seller goes under.

By November 8, 2011


Borders shelves store feature in iOS e-reader app

The first of the big e-reader apps has conformed to Apple's new policy, the enforcement of which was supposed to begin a week ago.

By July 8, 2011


Rakuten snaps up messaging app maker Viber for $900M

The Japanese e-commerce giant says that the maker of popular voice and messaging apps "perfectly complements" its digital strategy.

By February 14, 2014


Borders sale: $60 Kobo Wireless e-reader

During a Borders liquidation sale at one store, the Kobo Wireless e-reader has been spotted with a closeout price of $59.99.

By March 19, 2011


An e-reader or tablet for Christmas?

In this Ask Maggie, I help a reader decide between an e-reader and a tablet for a Christmas gift and note that the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet are not available outside the U.S.

By December 6, 2011


Ask us: where to get ebooks

One of the questions we're most commonly asked about e-readers is where in Australia one can obtain ebooks.

By September 11, 2012


All Borders stores closing down

Borders has sent an email to customers advising that all stores in Australia will be closing down.

By June 1, 2011


Inkling takes on Amazon, Apple with new e-book publishing tool

The startup, founded by a former Apple executive, also has allowed users to search via Google within titles made using its technology.

By February 12, 2013


Borders fades out, Web site on block

Borders is selling off its intellectual property, including the defunct book merchant's Web site and some of the contractual agreements it had with Kobo.

By August 15, 2011


Get an Aluratek Libre color e-reader for $109.95

It's not quite a Nook Color, but it does let you read e-books (in color), listen to music, watch videos, and more--all for a fraction of the price.

By March 18, 2011