Amazon bought the competition in the Kindle iTunes for iPhone

6:58 AM Edited by Blony

. In a move that could be defined as strategic, Amazon bought the company behind the Stanza eReader, Lexcycle or default would be the main competition of the Kindle to the iPhone among readers of ebooks in the iTunes Store.

Stanza has the great virtue of having agreements with many publishers and have published more than 100,000 books and periodicals in the Epub format, a widely accepted standard for ebooks, which the Amazon Kindle does not yet have.

Via Business Insider