Google email, reader, docs, and etc. You can now add to the ever growing list Google e-books. Google will enter into direct competition with Barnes & Noble and Apple in the growing market of e-books. Google is selling its e-book in terms of a larger variety to be bought including technical and scientific e-books that might not be available at other vendors. As of right now, Google and Amazon aren’t playing together. But in time, I wouldn’t be surprised to see Google skip over that hurdle.
If you’re interested, read more at: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/discover-more-than-3-million-google.html and the NY Times article at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/business/media/07ebookstore.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1&adxnnl=1&ref=technology&adxnnlx=1291662039-LFL9l5CxL4cpDRydGy9yMQ