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  • hq2342000 hq2342000 Jun 13, 2011 7:15 PM Flag

    From NY Times...Kno

    As more companies enter the tablet textbook market, textbook prices will most likely decrease as competition heats up, said Osman Rashid, chief executive of Kno, a Silicon Valley startup that is to introduce a textbook application, also for the iPad, this week.

    “We’re just at the beginning of this market’s potential,” he said. The company plans to expand its software soon to tablets powered by Android, the Google operating system.

    Mr. Rashid, who was a co-founder of, the popular online textbook rental site, said he was unable to disclose details of the platform until its debut but said Kno has been working with the major academic publishers.

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