Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Google search starts new chapter with $125m deal - The Boston Globe

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Internet search giant Google Inc. has reached a $125 million deal with major book publishing companies and authors, clearing the way for the company to provide easier online access to millions of copyrighted books.

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Google will now permit users to search the full texts of the copyrighted books, and for the first time, allow us ers to buy complete digital copies of the books. The books won't be downloaded to a home or office computer, but will be stored in the user's personal library at the Google site, and accessible through any Internet-connected device.

Looks like Amazon.com and Google are on a collision course…

Google search starts new chapter with $125m deal - The Boston Globe

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