Amazon, Microsoft Team Up for Kindle on PC

10/22/09

Seattle-based Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today a new “Kindle for PC” application that will let people read Kindle electronic books on Windows personal computers. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) demoed the free app at its Windows 7 release event in New York. It will be available worldwide next month.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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  • Dave Lukas

    What would be really sweet is if you could view ANY text on a Kindle screen. So much easier on your eyes when reading long documents, etc.