At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Google revealed its plans to launch Google Editions, an online store to sell e-books. The company says the store will launch in the first half of 2010 with about half a million e-books.
The e-books will come from publishers with whom Google already works, and unlike Amazon's Kindle e-reader/store, the Google-hosted e-books will be readable on any device with a web browser. That places Google's plans in line with Sony's Reader, which also supports open standards-based e-books. From the Reuters story:
Forrester media analyst Sarah Rotman Epps said Google would not [...]
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