Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

Chris Nuttall

Some of the best e-Reading experiences and innovations are happening on the web right now.

Ray Kurzweil’s Blio eReader is finally available and Scribd announced today it is enriching its entire library with Apture Highlights – a feature already enabled on this very blog post. Read more >>

Having been blocked in Vietnam for a year, Facebook is trying to “friend” the weary Vietnamese government in an attempt to gain better access to one of the world’s fastest-growing online markets. It is advertising  for a Hanoi-based “policy and growth manager” who will “lead the company’s interactions with policymakers and will be responsible for ensuring the site’s accessibility.”

The company has no plans to open an office in Vietnam but said that it wanted to hire a contractor to evangalise, or as Facebook puts it, “go round and explain the benefits of Facebook.”The social networking company has already recruited similar envoys in a number of countries where it faced difficulties expanding, including Brazil, India and Russia. Read more >>