Engadget – 2012-07-03
Ever since Rakuten revealed its intentions to scoop up Kobo, the e-reader maker was clearly destined to hit the Japanese market. As noted a week or so back, the company's eReader Touch will be arriving the Land of the Rising Sun in July -- July 19th, to be exact. And, starting today, customers in that country can pre-order the reader for ¥7,980 (or $100 USD). Kobo's promised a "fully localized" experience on the reader, including local currency, content and a "robust" offering of Japanese...
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CNW – 2012-01-05
eBooks Downloaded in 150 Countries on Christmas Day with Biggest Gains Internationally
CNW – 2011-12-01
There's Never Been a Better Time to Buy: Popular Kobo Touch eReaders Now Offer Even More Value - Include a Free Book Every Month
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-09
NEW YORK----At the O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, LibreDigital, Inc., today announced that Plastic Logic has selected LibreDigital ePublishing technology to serve published...
CNW – 2012-03-20
TORONTO, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. is proud to announce that the Kobo Vox™ Colour eReader is a winner with modern moms. Available at Indigo, Chapters and indigo.ca,...
Engadget – 2012-06-22
Rakuten's $315 million buyout of Kobo will bear some e-reader fruit come July. The e-tailer's CEO and chairman, Hiroshi Mikitani, announced plans to release the Kobo eReader Touch Edition in Japan...
Stuff – 2012-07-11
First there was US-based Amazon's Kindle eReader, then Canada-based Kobo turned the eBook race into a two-horse affair with its range of eReaders.
Reuters – 2013-03-01
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German book retailers have teamed up with Deutsche Telekom to produce their own eReader to challenge the dominance of Amazon.com in the growing market for digital books.
Folio Magazine – 2013-08-29
CNW – 2015-04-07
Fall in love with eReading – exclusive to Kobo Glo HD, a toll-free Kobo Welcome concierge service will have readers enjoying their next great book within minutes TORONTO, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ -...
Yahoo! News – 2017-06-13
With Father’s Day 2017 just around the corner, Amazon is pulling out all the stops. On Monday we told you about massive discounts Amazon is offering on popular Alexa speakers including the Amazon...