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Nov 26 2007   6:55PM GMT

Overheard: Kindle

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

kindle.jpg I’ve tried to narrow down why I think it will fail to once sentence: It solves problems that don’t really exist.

Why the Kindle Will Fail with Business Book Readers

At first I agreed with Ed Kohler, but after shopping for books this weekend on Amazon, I’m not so sure. The problem Kindle solves is instant access. With Kindle you can think of a book, order it and start reading it within three minutes. Doesn’t get much better than that.

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