Amazon acquires Goodread, plans to make better recommendations for Kindle users

Amazon have acquired Goodreads, who have a platform that is excellent at suggesting to users when it comes to reading materials – books. Amazon have previously announced that they have plain to acquire one or more popular recommendation engines. But that was without any clear plan on their acquisition path.

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Amazon’s vice president of Kindle, Russ Grandinetti said

Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world — together, we intend to build many new ways to delight readers and authors alike.

These two companies are expecting the deal to be finalized in Q2, 2014.

 

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2013/03/28/amazon-acquires-goodreads-kindle-recommendation-engine/

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