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Amazon Kindle coming to Botswana, Haiti, Myanmar, & 97 other countries [SPOILER ALERT: Not Canada]

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Have U.S. Dollars? Don’t live in the technological backwater that is Canada? You can now buy an Amazon Kindle! Amazon will finally start shipping an “International” flavour of the device for $279, $20 more than the U.S.-only model.

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Sony still sucking at naming products, still trying to make eBooks irrelevant

Reader_WPWith great fanfare, Sony unveiled its new Reader Daily Edition device yesterday in Manhattan, its first true response to the Amazon Kindle. And after taking a good look at the news, I’m convinced of two things: Sony has stupid people naming their products, and the Reader Daily Edition is destined to stay a niche product.