Thursday, January 31, 2008

Amazon Buys Audible In a $300 Million Deal - WSJ.com

Interesting times...

Amazon.com Inc. will buy digital audiobook provider Audible Inc. in a deal worth about $300 million that expands its push into digital content and ratchets up its rivalry with Apple Inc.

Audible, based in Newark, N.J., sells thousands of audiobooks from authors such as John Grishman and Stephen King that can be downloaded off the Internet and played on computers, iPods or MP3 devices. Audible supplies the audiobooks that are sold on Apple's online iTunes store.

Amazon Buys Audible In a $300 Million Deal - WSJ.com

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