Amazon registered – Could this be the new stylus enable Kindle?

Someone at Amazon has been having fun with the tech blogs lately.

Amazon registered a new URL for a couple weeks back, and a few days ago they registered the URL at Unfortunately, these URLs very likely won’t have anything to do with the new Kindle devices, even though some bloggers will jump to that conclusion.

Before writing this post I checked to see if Amazon had registered any new trademarks. Nope. And that is a killer. Holding the URL related to a product is a good idea, yes. But holding the trademark is an absolute necessity.Amazon won’t launch a product until after they’ve nailed down the trademark; that’s just common sense.

BTW, I was hoping to find the trademark; I thought Kindle Scribe was a really neat name. But they’re not using it.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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  1. […] not even going to consider the possibility that this is anything other than a placeholder because, like I’ve said before, Amazon will file a trademark on any name that they plan to give to a product or service.  No […]

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