Current Report on Form 8-K




Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 30, 2008, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   5961   91-1646860
(State of incorporation)   (Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1200 12th Avenue South, Suite 1200

Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 266-1000

(Address Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code,

of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On January 31, 2008,, Inc. (“”) and Audible, Inc. (“Audible”) issued a joint press release to announce their entry into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of January 30, 2008 (the “Merger Agreement”). A copy of the joint press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

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The tender offer for the outstanding common stock of Audible has not yet commenced. The press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. The solicitation and the offer to buy shares of Audible common stock will be made only pursuant to an offer to purchase on Schedule TO and related materials that intends to file with the SEC. Audible also intends to file a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 with respect to the offer. Audible stockholders and other investors should read these materials carefully when they become available because they will contain important information, including the terms and conditions of the offer. Audible stockholders and other investors will be able to obtain copies of these materials without charge from the SEC through the SEC’s website at, from Georgeson Inc., the information agent for the offer, toll-free at (866) 328-5439 (banks and brokers call (212) 440-9800), from (with respect to documents filed by with the SEC) by going to’s Investor Relations Website at, or from Audible (with respect to documents filed by Audible with the SEC) by going to Audible’s Investor Relations Website at Stockholders and other investors are urged to read those materials carefully prior to making any decisions with respect to the offer.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


99.1   Press Release, dated January 31, 2008.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Dated: January 31, 2008, Inc.
By:   /s/ L. Michelle Wilson
  Name: L. Michelle Wilson
  Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel