Amazon registers and, but why?

Kindle Scribe

Could Amazon’s next Kindle device be called the Kindle Scribe?

Or is Amazon going to release a powerful note-taking feature with the Kindle e-book reader?

There are plenty of rumors and speculation swirling around the possibility of Amazon launching a new Kindle device in the near future.

Now, we have another name to add to the rumor mill called the “Kindle Scribe”, after Amazon’s Legal Department registered the domain names and on August 20, 2011.


  Date Registered: 08/20/11
    Date Modified: 08/22/11
      Expiry Date: 08/20/12
                   DNS1: NS-1.AMAZON.COM
                   DNS2: NS-2.AMAZON.COM
          Holdings, Inc.
                   General Counsel
                   P.O. Box 81226                  
                   Seattle, WA (US)

At the time of this story, neither domain resolves to a website.

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