Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Kobo Suffers Server Woes Over Holiday Weekend

Kobo seems to have taken a page out of B&N's playbook. Record-breaking demand only counts if you can service it. Winnipeg Free Press: "TORONTO - Kobo says it had record-setting ebook sales this holiday weekend, which explains why many readers were left disappointed after unwrapping their gift and finding it wouldn't download any content. Complaints about Kobo's 'server too busy' errors started appearing on Twitter on Christmas Day but customers were left in the dark for hours as Kobo didn't post anything about the problem on its blog or Twitter page. ... "