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Amazon's Kindle Store is now iPad optimized. The company on Tuesday introduced a new touch-friendly version of its ebook storefront for iPad that allows readers to purchase and read Kindle books whether it be in Safari with Kindle Cloud Reader or Kindle for iPad. Located at amazon.com/iPadKindleStore, the store is a standalone Web app intended to do an end run around an Apple App Store policy that requires content peddlers like Amazon to pay it a 30 percent cut of revenues earned through iOS apps. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

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