Sony closes its ebookstore, all acounts to be transferred to Kobo

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Sony closes its ebookstore, all acounts to be transferred to Kobo

Feb 07 2014

Sony, one of the early players in the ebook business, has closed its ebook store. The company did not explain why it shut down, but despite being early to the scene, Sony has lagged behind Amazon and others in device innovations and ebook sales penetration.

All Sony client accounts will be transferred to Kobo, the Canadian-based ebook store that is owned by the Japanese commerce giant Rakuten. All accounts will transfer to Kobo in March.

Source: Galleycat

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