November 17, 2014

National Federation of the Blind Tells Secretary of State Clinton That Kindle Does Not Meet Needs of Blind/Print Disabled

UPDATE: Rob Pegoraro has tweeted that Wednesday’s Kindle Learning Initiative event at the State Dept. has been CANCELLED.  No reason given. We’ve contacted the State Department and had no info to share. They said a news release might be coming later. Last week we posted about a no-bid contract between Amazon.com and the U.S. State […]

U.S. State Department Buys 2500 Kindles ($16.5 Million No-Bid Contract) For Libraries and Ed Centers

UPDATE 2 (6/13/12) More Information from the State Department in a New Report by Laura Hazard Owen UPDATE (6/12/12): Both NextGov and paidContent have updated their reports on this story with information from the U.S. State Dept.  From NextGov: “The State Department awarded a $16.5 million contract to Amazon to stock designated libraries and U.S.-friendly […]