Google eBooks archive

  • Harry Potter falls under Google spell
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    Harry Potter falls under Google spell

    By 21 July 2011

    Pottermore - the online portal where, for the first time ever, the Harry Potter books will be available in eBook format as well as audio book versions too, will be powered by Google eBooks, the Mountain View based company has announced.  And what's more,...

  • iRiver Story HD: First Google eBooks ereader
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    iRiver Story HD: First Google eBooks ereader

    By 11 July 2011

    Back in January iRiver announced the iRiver Story HD, a promising sounding device that had boasts about being the the world's highest resolution 6-inch eBook reader. Well now the Story HD has another impressive notch to its belt - its the first ereader...

  • Google to take on newsagents with digital newsstand?
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    Google to take on newsagents with digital newsstand?

    By 3 January 2011

    Google, fresh from the launch of its eBooks service, is apparently in talks with "several magazine publishers" with a view to developing a digital newsstand. Now, if that all sounds a bit familiar then that is because we reported back in September that...

  • Google takes on Kindle and co. with Google eBooks
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    Google takes on Kindle and co. with Google eBooks

    By 6 December 2010

    Google Editions has landed, under the more user friendly moniker Google eBooks. "Today is the first page in a new chapter of our mission to improve access to the cultural and educational treasures we know as books", said Abraham Murray, product manager...