Wed, 11/04/2012 - 14:22
Google has told UK bookshops that it is shutting its reseller programme, and has invited the affected companies to join the affiliates scheme instead.
The move was confirmed by Santiago de la Mora, director of print content partnerships for Google in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, after Google pulled the reseller initiative in...
Wed, 07/03/2012 - 08:30
The Google eBooks store has been merged into the company's wider entertainment portal with books now listed alongside other consumer products such as apps, games, music and movies.
The rebranded site Google Play was launched overnight, and replaces Google's Android Marketplace. The...
Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17
Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK.
The store can be found at Google.co.uk/ebooks with frontlist titles including The Fear Index by Robert Harris priced at £9.06 and Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson priced at £8.06. Google has signed deals with...
Tue, 07/12/2010 - 09:56
The launch of Google's long-awaited e-books platform generated close to 1,300 news stories overnight, as the service, now called Google eBooks finally went live in the US, with "hundreds of thousands" of paid-for digital books and 3m free titles. A number of stories reports that the service is a serious rival to Amazon, while the...
Mon, 06/12/2010 - 14:41
Google has launched its long-awaited digital books platform, Google eBooks, in the United States with hundreds of thousands of titles for sale.
Web users outside of the US will have to wait until 2011 for the platform, formerly branded Google Editions, to launch in their country. When a UK browser clicks on the...