E-Reading Company Kobo Acquires Publishing Platform Aquafadas To Make It Easier To Bring Content To Its Wares

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http://techcrunch.com – Kobo, the Rakuten-owned e-reading company, has announced that it is to acquire the French digital publishing platform Aquafadas to bolster the breadth of content that is available to its e-reader devices, for which it claims 10 million users in 190 countries. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. The acquisition gives Kobo access to the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System, which the company says will able it to bring a selection of rich media – magazines, academic, comics, kid’s books and more to its customers, by providing better content creation tools for publishers. Aquafadas’ (IT news)