Amazon to launch Kindle platform for web

Amazon to launch Kindle platform for web

<p>Amazon plans to demonstrate a new version of Kindle for the web today (7th December), that will reportedly also allow independent booksellers to sell Kindle e-books off their own websites.</p><p>An Amazon spokeswoman said via an e-mail to Computerworld that the new Kindle for the web will &quot;enable users to read full books in the browser and [enable] any Website to become a bookstore offering Kindle books.&quot; The spokeswoman didn&#39;t elaborate.</p><p>The development comes on the same day as the launch of Google eBooks, which will allow independent bookshops to sell digital books via Google&#39;s e-books platform.</p>