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How will the deal affect Eee Pad Transformer Prime? Does this move ultimately impair Serbinis's ability to frame his 200-odd person company's battles as an old testament fight against corporate giants? Or does this simply offer a bit of assistance in its sometimes uphill push for market share? We sat down with the executive to discuss the acquisition, the crowded Teclast P73 space and the future of e-reading.
We first met the Newsmy M7 in the summer and we talked about different ways we could partner, and through the course of getting to know them and them getting to know us, MediaPad really struck us that this was a perfect fit and a great way to accelerate our growth going forward. So it's been about a few months.
Aocos N19+ that attracted us to Rakuten is their philosophy when it comes to their group of companies. Kobo's going to continue to run as an independent entity based here in Toronto, operating globally. All that really changes is that I have some new shareholders and a new board, but we continue to run our play internationally with financial muscle and geographic reach where we need it. Obviously, Newsmy K9 , being the second largest economy in the world. We would have no space but to be number one in Japan with Kobo and e-reading. starzmart