From a press release I received today:
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Fremont, CA & Barrington, IL (June 7, 2011) – ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor, and Page Foundry, the leading provider of white label digital content solutions for OEMs, are proud to introduce the Versent ebookstore, powered by Page Foundry. The new ebookstore enables ASUS @Vibe customers to quickly and easily find, buy and read today’s most popular eBook titles including New York Time’s
Bestsellers, Digital Bestsellers, and hundreds of thousands of top selling ebooks.

“At the heart of the @Vibe experience our customers will find convenience and choice,” said Vira Chang, head of eBusiness Service Department of ASUS. “There is a clear need for shopping and reading experiences that are simple and straightforward yet
powerful. The Versent ebookstore enables ASUS @Vibe customer to find whatever they like, whenever they like and be reading their selected book in seconds.” “Page Foundry’s business is to power OEM ebook stores,” said Scott Merkle, cofounder and EVP, Business Development of Page Foundry. “By tightly integrating the Versent ebookstore with @Vibe, we have enabled ASUS to deliver an extensive built-in ebook shopping and reading experience that creates value for the consumer and value for ASUS.”

The Versent ebookstore, powered by Page Foundry, includes:

Only @Vibe

Each week @Vibe customers will receive a special deal via the Versent ebookstore.
Each deal will offer an ebook from an up and coming author at a very special price, available Only to @Vibe customers.

eBook Recommendations
Recommendations are a great way to quickly and easily learn about new ebooks. Select any ebook you like from the Versent ebookstore, powered by Page Foundry. In return, you will be presented with additional, recommended titles that you may like.

New York Times Best Sellers
Choose from Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s, Business and Advice ebooks as noted by the definitive source, The New York Times Best Sellers.

Digital Bestsellers
Browse a selection of the top selling ebooks from authors including Sara Gruen, James Patterson, Jodi Picoult, Tom Clancy and more.Each ebook purchase is made directly via the customer’s ASUS @Vibe account. With one-click, consumers can be reading ebooks. It has never been easier. All ebook purchases are stored in the readers cloud library and are accessible via any ASUS @Vibe enabled devices.


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