Google Books has been available exclusively in the US since its release. Legalities with publishers and different countries can be a bit complicated sometimes, but after months of waiting, Google Books is finally starting to head outside the US.
The first (and only, as of now) country to get Google Books outside of ... Read More »
It’s been about half a year since we last heard about Google’s foray into the eBook market and at the time they were hoping to launch the service by late Summer (obviously that never came to pass), but according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal they have almost closed out the necessary ... Read More »
We already knew that Google was planning to launch a digital book distribution network this Summer, but recent comments from Google officials suggest that this is a far more significant effort than was previously expected.
Japan Today is reporting that Google has managed to secure more than 25,000 authors and publishers to participate ... Read More »
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is launching its own digital book distribution network, similar to Amazon or Apple iBooks. The service, called Google Editions, looks to launch as early as late June or July, and will break into an extremely tough market.
It will be interesting to see how Editions plays with ... Read More »