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What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch?

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In the rush to market in Brazil, three international ebook sellers staked their claim on the same day. Why? The reasons are clear, but perhaps a bit ephemeral.

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Google and Amazon Launch Brazilian E-bookstores, Minutes Apart

A screenshot of Amazon's Brazilian e-bookstore

On Wednesday, the same day Kobo celebrated the launch of its e-bookstore in Brazil, Google then Amazon opened their e-bookstores for business 35 minutes apart.

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Should UK Consumers Boycott Amazon This Christmas?

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Editorials are beginning to appear in UK newspapers encouraging consumers to consider boycotting Amazon and other multinationals who avoid paying UK tax rates.

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Google Unveils 3 New Nexus Devices, Despite Hurricane

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Google announced three new Android devices on its blog on Monday morning: the Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus 10 tablet, available November 13th.

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E-Book Trends Differ Around the World

CEO Panel discusses worldwide e-book trends at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

During a CEO panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012, execs from bookselling giants discussed global e-book trends and how they differ across various markets.

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Google and AAP Settle Lawsuit, Opening Door for Contested Content

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After seven years of litigation, Google and the Association of American Publishers have settled their lawsuit, opening the door for Google to display contested content.

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Google Play E-books, Nexus 7 Land in Japan

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Google has launched its Nexus 7 Android tablet, along with localized selection of content, including e-books and movies, in Japan.

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The Economics of Book Pricing Via a Nobel Prize Economist’s Book

End this Depression Now!

The price for economist Paul Krugman’s latest bestseller, End This Depression Now!, can vary by as much as $15, a worrying stat says Peter Osnos.

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Should You Expose All Your Book’s Content to Search Engines?

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Craig Mod has made all the content in his book Art Space Tokyo available to search engines, arguing that this is likely to spur sales.

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