Saturday, February 7, 2009

Google and Amazon stack mobile phones, Android devices with books

Google and Amazon to Put More Books on Cellphones
The New York Times
February 5, 2009
By Miguel Helft

SAN FRANCISCO -- More electronic books are coming to mobile phones.

In a move that could bolster the growing popularity of e-books, Google said Thursday that the 1.5 million public domain books it had scanned and made available free on PCs were now accessible on mobile devices like the iPhone and the T-Mobile G1.

Also Thursday, Amazon said that it was working on making the titles for its popular e-book reader, the Kindle, available on a variety of mobile phones. The company, which is expected to unveil a new version of the Kindle next week, did not say when Kindle titles would be available on mobile phones. ...

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