Latest e-bookstore Stories

2010-12-06 12:19:29

Google opened an online e-book store on Monday in its attempt to jump into a market dominated by Kindle-maker Amazon. Google e-bookstore features the company's massive library of digitized works online at books.google.com. "We believe it will be the world's largest e-books library," said Google spokeswoman Jeannie Hornung. "Including the free books, there are more than three million." Google said it will expand its e-book store internationally next year. The e-bookstore will be kept online...

2010-05-08 08:10:00

Borders Group Inc said on Friday that it has begun taking pre-orders for the Kobo electronic book reader, which is scheduled for release starting June 17, and it is offering it at a lower price than other competitive devices. Borders also announced Friday that its e-bookstore and software will be available beginning in June. The Kobo e-reader will retail for $149.99 and come preloaded with 100 classic books, according to the bookseller. The e-bookstore and e-reader software...

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