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Google Set To Launch eBooks Venture

newser.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's long-delayed venture into digital book sales has cleared the final few hurdles and execs say Google Editions will be up and running before th...

Google Books App

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Competing directly against Apple's own iBooks application, as well as apps for popular book readers (such as Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook),...

Best Places To Get Free eBooks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since over a year ago free eBooks have been a hot topic in the publishing market. Last week, however, The Washington Post reported that Amazon has be...

Google eBooks Takes Cue From Twitter With 'Whale Fail'

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On its newly launched eBook service, Google featured an error page with a picture of a sailor and a whale with text that reads: "Whale Fail. Google Bo...

WATCH: Just How Revolutionary Is Google eBooks?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google launched its foray into the publishing market today with Google eBooks, a comprehensive online shopping service that allows users to purchase d...

Google Opens eBook Store In Challenge To Amazon

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic re...

Will Google eBook Venture Level The Playing Field?

sfgate.com | Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As president of the independent American Booksellers Association, Tucker has been working with Google on its Google Editions initiative for the past t...

Google Editions -- The Gamechanger in E-book Marketing

Patricia Benesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patricia Benesh

As reported in an article in the Wall Street Journal Google's long-awaited foray into e-book distribution and sales -- Google Editions -- will be laun...

Dan Clancy To Leave Google Books For YouTube

Publishers Weekly | Andrew Richard Albanese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The architect of Google's ambitious book program, Dan Clancy is said to be leaving for another ambitious Google program, YouTube....

Better Than iBooks Or Amazon? Google Editions Makes Your eBook Library Accessible From Any Device

ZDNet | Christopher Dawson | Posted 05.26.2011 | Books

Google Editions has been on my radar for a while now, primarily for its potential applications to educational technology. After all, while the Kindle ...

Google Editions To Launch In Early Summer: Google To Begin Selling Digital Books

Wall Street Journal | JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google Inc. will begin selling digital books in late June or July, a company representative said Tuesday, setting off a three-way battle between the I...

Toshiba To Enter eBook Market

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Toshiba has released a preview page for its upcoming online eBook store Book Place. Book Place will offer today's best-sellers, cookbooks, travel guid...

eBooks: Google As Independent Bookstores' Ally?

The New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Amazon.com. Now the ele...

Publishers To Call The Shots In Negotiations With Google?

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As publishers enter discussions with the Web giant Google about its plan to sell digital versions of new books direct to consumers, they have a little...

Frankfurt Book Fair: Deals, E-Books, China, Mandela

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Frankfurt Book Fair has been going on this week, and it's brought news, controversy, and excitement galore with it. The choice of China for guest ...

Google Editions: Google To Launch Online E-Book Store

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

FRANKFURT -- Google Inc. is launching a new service for booksellers next year called Google Editions, which will let readers buy books and read them ...