Reading the Future of the Digital Book

Berg, Andrew
May 2009
Wireless Week;5/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the implications of the development of digital reading devices such as the Amazon Kindle, a software and hardware platform developed by Amazon.com Inc., to the book industry. It mentions the efficiency of digital electronic devices when purchasing and reading books on a wireless connection. It also cites on the release of the Kindle DX, a digital newspaper, which can be a good business model for carriers.


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