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HZO’s Support of the Rakuten Kobo Acquisition of the Tolino Technology Platform From Deutsche Telekom

Draper, UT February 2017

Both Kobo and tolino branded eReaders will continue to be waterproofed with HZO protection

Draper, UT – February 15, 2017 – HZO, Inc., a leader in water protection for electronic devices, including the new Kobo Aura ONE and new tolino vision 4 HD, announced Wednesday that they will continue to offer superior water protection for both the Rakuten Kobo and tolino product lines of eReaders.

“The acquisition of the tolino technology platform by Rakuten Kobo is a win for both companies. We’re excited to be able to streamline our protection services and continue to be the market leader in water protection for these top eReader brands,” said Don Metzger, Chief Sales Officer at HZO.

Earlier this year, Rakuten Kobo, Inc. became the new technology partner for the tolino alliance – a group of leading German booksellers focused on providing an eReading solution for German eBook readers – when it purchased the technology assets of the platform from Deutsche Telekom.

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