Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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