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Amazon acquires Goodreads, a social network for books

Amazon have today issued a press release announcing their acquisition of Goodreads, a social networking site based around book recommendations. According to the press release, Goodreads has over 16 million members, contributing to more than 30,000 online book clubs. Whilst Amazon have now acquired the company, the site’s primary retailer is...

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Will e-books replace traditional books?

Over the past few years, e-books have become incredibly popular as more sophisticated devices are constantly developed, and a wider selection of books is available online. Perhaps the most widely known e-reader is the Amazon Kindle, introduced by Amazon in 2007. The Kindle has been a huge success, with more...