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Google checks out 250,000 books from the British Library

Google checks out 250,000 books from the British Library

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The British Library has announced a deal with Google to get 250,000 out of copyright books available online, through the Google Books platform. The move means that books, pamphlets and periodicals from 1700-1870 - some 40 million pages - will be available... >>

Google Editions due in June or July

Google Editions due in June or July

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Google has announced that its "Editions" e-book store will be going live in late June or early July. The service, which was announced back in October 2009, will offer up a catalogue of around half a million titles from a range of publishers. It's not... >>

Samsung unveils E6 and E101 eBook readers

Samsung unveils E6 and E101 eBook readers

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Samsung, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, has announced its first entries into the increasingly crowded eBook reader market - the E6 and E101. The E6 measures 6 inches across, whereas the E101 has a 10-inch display. Both have e-paper for... >>

Google Editions ebook store announced

Google Editions ebook store announced

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Google has revealed plans to launch its own online ebook store, due to open its virtual doors in the first half of 2010. Although the online giant is currently embroiled in legal wrangles over its Google Books book scanning project, it hasn't stopped... >>