What’s in it for Amazon to buy GoodReads

Posted by Ezra Klein on April 2, 2013 at 2:19 pm Jordan Weissmann, Atlantic Jordan Weissmann lays it out clearly: In short, Barnes and Noble’s in-store displays don’t rule the book business like they used to, but they haven’t been usurped by Amazon’s algorithms either. Instead, the business model is moving further towards word of […]

Not a phone but total integration of your phone

Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t lying: Facebook isn’t building a phone. Instead, it’s building Facebook into your Android phone. Facebook on Thursday unveiled Facebook Home, “a family of apps” designed to integrate Facebook more closely with Android’s operating system. “Today, our phones are designed around apps, not people,” Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, said during the event. […]