Amazon acquisition

Hodder picks up Quercus for a song

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hachette UK imprint Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Quercus Publishing, hitherto mooted as a potential acquisition target for Amazon Publishing. And the price was a fairly minimal £12.6 million [...]

Is Amazon’s Acquisition of Ivona good or bad for disabled e-library users?

By libertyc
January 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, guess which Seattle-based  megaconglomerate has just bought Ivona Software (Web site here, Wikipedia entry here)—perhaps the world’s best provider of text to speech to use with e-books [...]

Amazon Acquires IVONA Software

By Matthew Marchesano
January 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

This probably won’t come as too big of a surprise, but it was just announced this morning that Amazon has (finally!) acquired the 10-year-old text-to-speech software company IVONA [...]

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