Google will launch a digital book store as early as next month that takes on Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble with Google 'Editions'.
Chris Palma, manager for strategic-partner development at Google, announced the new service at Random House's Manhattan offices at an event sponsored by the Book Industry Study Group. The title of his presentation was called "The Book on Google: Is the Future of Publishing in the Cloud?"
Google's vision of MORESeth Weintraub - May 4, 2010 2:51 PM ET
Live coverage of Apple's Jan. 27 "latest creation" event
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As expected, Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a bid to create a new consumer electronics category Wednesday, unveiling a computer he calls the iPad.
The device is a 9.7-inch multitouch tablet that starts at $499 for the 16 GB model that uses MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 27, 2010 10:00 AM ET
The tech world turns its attention to San Francisco to see what Steve Jobs has up his sleeve
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts was buzzing Tuesday afternoon with black-shirted Apple staffers hauling in electronics, heavy-set security guys guarding the perimeter, TV satellite trucks jockeying for position and workers on a crane plastering the entrance way with the event's signature paint-spattered logo.
The economy may be sputtering, Bin Laden may be MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 26, 2010 8:12 PM ET
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