Thursday, January 13, 2011

Google Acquisition Hints at Ebook Distribution Portals into Ebookstore, Other Dimensions | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Google Acquisition Hints at Ebook Distribution Portals into Ebookstore, Other Dimensions | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics:
"Given that some of the tech that Google acquires never sees the light of day, none of this is set in stone. Far from it. But it does hint at an expanded ebookstore ecosystem.

If I had to guess, I’d say that this is pointing toward Google setting up a user-friendly “portal” system where publishers and/or distributors can feed their lists and new books into the ebookstore ecosystem."

Its just a matter of time before Goggle buys Calibre... and then shelves it.