Amazon.com Adds Web Support to Its Kindle Bookshelves

Along with supporting virtually every other platform, Amazon is expected to demonstrate a new version of Kindle for the Web today. An Amazon spokeswoman told ComputerWorld that the new Kindle for the Web will “enable users to read full books in the browser and [enable] any Website to become a bookstore offering Kindle books.” Analysts expect the launch to come in January. Yesterday, Google launched its electronic books strategy, called Google eBookstore.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik