11/23/2010 01:40 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Silicon Valley Rethinks The eBook

The company created a proposal for e-readers called "The Future of the Book," showing how the devices could tap wireless Internet access, location services and social networks to help readers interact and get more involved in novels. In September, the ideas were presented to publishers in New York, including McGraw-Hill Cos. and Random House.

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