Digital Trends says Apple has bought up BookLamp to compete (possibly) with Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited eBook subscription platform.
Not sure how that will work out if they’re also pushing publishers and writers into exclusive contracts to participate in the eBook subscription service. (Unless the iPad maker is going to call up its old price-fixing buddies.)
Amazon’s already getting lots of resistance from authors and publishers who want an open market. The big picture in digital content never allows for exclusivity. (Cue the eBook pirates.)