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2010-05-25 08:15:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 21, Wondershare Software Co., Ltd., the leading individual consumer software provider in China, announced its acquisition of AnyBizSoft Studio, a professional PDF solutions provider. This new blood, to a large extent, has enriched the Wondershare PDF product line (http://www.wondershare.com/pdf-tools/ ). Wondershare's business software users can now enjoy more great tools. Owning specialized technology and researchers in the PDF...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaNet, the leading service provider for the distribution of premium digital media, introduced today a comprehensive eBook catalog and product offering. The advanced MN Open platform that MediaNet has successfully built for digital music will now support the integration of eBooks using an intuitive API that has been widely adopted by more than 100 application developers, web publishers and online retailers for music offerings. MediaNet will make...

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2010-04-12 12:18:49

Best Buy Co. Inc. is going to start carrying Barnes & Noble Inc.'s electronic book reader "Nook." The Nook will be available for $259.99 in 1,070 Best Buy stores beginning on April 18, which makes the electronics retailer the first chain to start carrying the device other than Barnes & Noble. Best Buy will also start including Barnes & Noble's BN eReader software on some of the personal computers and smartphones it sells. The Nook is currently only available at Barnes &...

2010-03-30 07:37:00

LOS ANGELES, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceGrabber.com®, a part of Experian, explores eReader and eBook shopping trends in its latest eReader and eBook Trends Consumer Behavior Report. This report includes survey responses from 1,631 online consumers from Feb. 8-25, 2010. Survey data reveals that while the Amazon Kindle(TM) is the brand leader in eReaders, more consumers plan to purchase the Apple® iPad, a finding that may be attributed to its...

2010-02-11 12:49:00

List Now Includes Barnes & Noble nook And Sony Reader Store Sales in Rankings MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books List now includes sales figures from the Barnes & Noble nook and Sony's Reader(TM) Store in overall sales rankings. This is in addition to Kindle sales which were added in July 2009. USA TODAY is the first major book list to include this variety of digital book sales. The list runs in Thursday's edition of USA TODAY and online at...

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2009-12-28 07:00:00

Amazon.com reported on Saturday that the Kindle dominated the online retail giant's Christmas sales, even exceeding sales of hard-copy books. The company also noted that its e-book reader, the Kindle, "has become the most gifted item in Amazon's history." "On Christmas Day, for the first time ever, customers purchased more Kindle books than physical books," Amazon said. Its selection of e-books can also be read on Apple iPhone or iPod Touch devices. The Kindle online store has an...

2009-12-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to deliver on its promise to give consumers access to the most compelling content available for digital reading, Sony today unveiled periodical content for its newly-branded Reader(TM) Store (readerstore.sony.com). In addition to the exclusive content from The Wall Street Journal and New York Post, announced previously, Reader Store will offer readers access to the world's top newspapers and magazines, with wireless delivery to...

2009-12-17 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering on its promise to give consumers the best digital reading experience, Sony, through its Digital Reading Division, today announced a new relationship with Dow Jones & Company for exclusive content offerings from The Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch, part of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, for wireless delivery to the Reader Daily Edition(TM). In addition, the company has reached an agreement with the New York Post...

2009-12-15 15:01:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP) today announced a strategic investment and commercial partnership with Kobo, Inc., a global eReading service that is the newly named spin-off of Toronto-based Indigo Books & Music Inc.'s Shortcovers digital reading initiative. Through the partnership, Borders will launch a new eBook store integrated into Borders.com and powered by Kobo. In addition, Kobo will power a Borders-branded eBook store for...

2009-11-24 11:49:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BooksOnBoard, the largest independent eBookstore and the book lover's bridge to the digital world, is the one-stop shop for eBooks and eBook Readers this holiday season, offering consumers the best choice and multiple solutions for all their digital reading needs. They are offering the following holiday promotions: Every customer who buys a gift certificate for $400 will get an instant credit of $100 toward the purchase of a Sony PRS-300 Reader Every...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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