Publisher Hearst Corp. is intending to come out with an electronic reader for magazines and newspapers. While media group chief Kenneth Bronfin wouldn’t give out many details, he says that it is because of an investment that the company made with E Ink, the company that supplies Amazon’s Kindle and Sony’s Reader electronic ink technology. Hearst will sell the e-readers to publishers and receive a portion of the revenue. Look for the new device, which should be about the size of a standard sheet of paper, later this year.
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If you are one of those that has experienced the joy of ordering your beef jerky on Amazon or can’t get enough of food news, MSN and Hearst have teamed together to create Delish.com. The site will launch this fall and be accessible through both the MSN home page and their Lifestyle Channel. Included will be content about food and entertaining with recipes, food articles, photo galleries, video, and interactive tools. MSN’s Jeff Dossett says that 60 million visitors already check out food-related sites. We wonder if we can get some of those nifty food USB flash drives through the site.
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