By Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg And Russell Adams reporting:

In a pair of moves that suggest Apple Inc. is enforcing rules for selling content on its devices, Kobo Inc., the Canadian e-book retailer, and The Wall Street Journal said Sunday they will no longer sell content directly to customers through their apps for Apple devices.

I doubt any of this will matter soon.

UPDATE: Looks like Amazon killed their button to the Kindle Store too. Periodicals will likely go the way of the Newsstand as I alluded to above, however book apps like Kobo and Kindle — they will likely have to suffer. Still though it’s better than Apple making iBooks the only ebook reader on iOS.


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