Sunday, August 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Alienware Brings Liquid Cooling and Dynamic Overclocking to Holiday Lineup
Razer Launches Wildcat Xbox One Controller And Upgraded Nabu Smartband
Workstation Market Shippments Rebound In Q2
Google Will Help You Find Your Plumber
IFA 2015: What We Know So Far
Acer Liquid Z410 And Liquid Jade Z Phones Released
Huawei Honor Phones Coming To Europe
AMD Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card Launched In Asia
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Amazon ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Amazon to Buy Goodreads Social Network


Amazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a site for readers and book recommendations that helps people find and share books they love.

In buying Goodreads, Amazon gets a community of bibliophiles primed to buy and recommend books - one of its key areas of business.

"Amazon and Goodreads share a passion for reinventing reading," said Russ Grandinetti, Amazon Vice President, Kindle Content. "Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world. In addition, both Amazon and Goodreads have helped thousands of authors reach a wider audience and make a better living at their craft. Together we intend to build many new ways to delight readers and authors alike."

Following the acquisition, Goodreads's headquarters will remain in San Francisco, CA. Founded in 2007, Goodreads now has more than 16 million members and there are more than 30,000 books clubs on the Goodreads site.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Subject to various closing conditions, the acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013.


Previous
Next
Facebook Teases With Android-related Product Announcement        All News        Microsoft Publishes List Of Its Patents on the Web
Gibson Guitar to Buy TEAC     General Computing News      Microsoft Publishes List Of Its Patents on the Web

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Reports Surprising 2Q profit
Amazon Opens The Alexa Cloud-based Voice Service To Third Party Makers
Amazon Echo Now Available
Amazon Introduces Improved Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Releases Its First Transparency Report
European Commission To Invesrtigate Amazon's e-book Distribution Arrangements
Amazon Offers Free Shipping On Some Same-day Delivery Orders
Amazon Prime Now Gets One-Hour Delivery from Local Stores
Amazon Patent Describes Smart Drones
Amazon Unveils New Hotel Booking Site
FAA Allows Amazon Test Drones
Amazon Button for Instant Product Ordering

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .