Toronto's Wattpad is Finally Available on Amazon's Kindle Fire

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Toronto startup has informed Techvibes that its mobile reading app is now available on Amazon's Kindle Fire. Before, it was noted that Amazon was controversially blocking certain competing apps to its own platform, including multiple Canadian competitors such as Wattpad.

But the Toronto startup says that, "after some healthy discussion, Amazon has advised us that we are now welcome and searchable on their tablet." Before, users had to undertake a tedious workaround to access Wattpad's content.

Amazon was also blocking Kobo and Aldiko, among others. Some called it cheap and unfair while others said Amazon had no obligation to make the apps easily accessible.

Company:
Amazon
Website:
http://www.amazon.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc., seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of... more

Company:
Wattpad
Website:
http://www.wattpad.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad is the only place... more


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