Amazon says that for the first time, it’s selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.
Amazon’s newest edition of the Kindle e-book reader is less expensive than the original. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the catch is, it has ads.
Amazon.com is giving other merchants a chance to sell selections from its electronic book store and earn a commission.
Google is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com and its electronic reader, the Kindle.