Google rolls out its e-book platform in U.S.

Google's much-anticipated e-book platform launched in the U.S. today, with international launches expected to follow in 2011. The service, which was originally called Google Editions but is now known as Google eBooks, is a Web-based system that allows users to download books to a laptop or netbook. "Being able to access your books from anywhere means that it doesn't matter what device you're using," a Google spokesman said.

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