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KOBO AURA H2O NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN-STORE AND ONLINE: READY TO MAKE A SPLASH WITH THE MOST PASSIONATE READERS

October 01, 2014
TORONTO, ON - October 1, 2014 - Bathtub and beach readers rejoice! The days of housing eReaders in plastic bags to protect against water and sand is now a thing of the past. Kobo Aura H2O, the world’s first premium waterproof E Ink eReader, is now ...

Bol.com and Kobo join forces to revolutionize digital reading

September 15, 2014
Utrecht, September 15, 2014 - Bol.com, the largest provider of eBooks in the Netherlands and Belgium, has joined forces with Kobo, one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, to revolutionize how readers enjoy digital books by introducing ...

KOBO ANNOUNCES KOBO AURA H2O: WORLD’S FIRST PREMIUM WATERPROOF EREADER

August 26, 2014
TORONTO, ON - August 26, 2014 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today launched Kobo Aura H2O – the world’s first premium waterproof E Ink eReader. Kobo’s constant focus on the needs of passionate book lovers has resulted in a new high definition ...

OH THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!: KOBO WELCOMES BELOVED DR. SEUSS EBOOKS TO THE FAMILY, TAKING YOUNG READERS ON ZANY ADVENTURES THIS SUMMER

July 15, 2014
Toronto, July 15, 2014 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced that dozens of favourite Dr. Seuss classics are now available as eBooks to its millions of readers in Canada and the United States. More than 40 beloved books from the iconic ...

KOBO BRINGS “COOL JAPAN” TO THE JAPAN EXPO IN FRANCE

June 27, 2014
Tokyo, June 27, 2014 – Kobo Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, Inc., today announced the company will collaborate with the famous Japanese girl pop group Nogizaka46 at the Japan Expo in Paris, France, to showcase the latest in ...

Kobo Kids’ Store Now Available in the UK

June 17, 2014
TORONTO - June 18, 2014 - Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced its Kids’ Store is now available to readers in the UK. With nearly 100,000 titles including popular books such as Gangsta Granny by David Walliams and City of Heavenly Fire ...

GTDC HONOURS KOBO WITH ‘RISING STAR’ AWARD AT EMEA SUMMIT

June 11, 2014
Barcelona, June 12,  2014  – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced it has been recognized at the Global Technology Distribution Council’s EMEA conference with a ‘Rising Star’ award for top sales in the European region. As a result of ...

KOBO BRINGS ITS WORLD-CLASS eREADING PLATFORM TO SONY READERS IN EUROPE AND AUSTRALIA

May 08, 2014
Toronto, May 08, 2014 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced it will provide Sony’s Reader™ and Sony’s Xperia™ tablet and smartphone users in the UK, Germany, Austria, and Australia with access to its comprehensive digital reading ...

McDonald’s UK announces digital partnership to offer free children’s e-book downloads

April 30, 2014
McDonald’s UK has teamed up with eReading provider Kobo to offer its Happy Meal customers access to free digital books. Launched today (Wednesday 30th April) in conjunction with the new ‘Secret Seven’ Happy Meal book promotion, an e-book voucher will ...