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2010-12-06 12:19:29

Google opened an online e-book store on Monday in its attempt to jump into a market dominated by Kindle-maker Amazon.

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2010-05-08 08:10:00

Borders Group Inc said on Friday that it has begun taking pre-orders for the Kobo electronic book reader, which is scheduled for release starting June 17, and it is offering it at a lower price than other competitive devices.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.