Wednesday, October 21, 2009

HP, Amazon to sell paperback versions of e-books by AP: Yahoo! Tech

Full circle…

Some of technology's best-known companies are betting there's pent-up demand for on-demand books.

Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's top seller of personal computers and printers, is teaming up with online retailer Amazon.com Inc. to challenge Internet search leader Google Inc. in the quirky new market of re-creating digital books as paperbacks.

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Ironically, Google created most of the digital copies in the University of Michigan's collection.

HP, Amazon to sell paperback versions of e-books by AP: Yahoo! Tech

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