Printer Friendly and Microsoft form new digital book partnership.

Worldwide Computer Products News-28 August and Microsoft form new digital book partnership (C)1995-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Microsoft Corp, a US software company, and, an online retailer, have formed a new partnership to sell digital books.

Under the new deal Microsoft Corp will provide with a customised version of its Reader software, which will allow readers to download and display text on personal computers or handheld devices. has indicated that it wishes to offer thousands of titles in its digital bookstore and Microsoft Corp has stated that up to 100,000 titles could be sold in digital format by the end of 2001. The deal is the second digital books partnership for Microsoft Corp, which earlier in August teamed up with the online unit of US bookseller Barnes & Noble to create an Internet digital book seller.

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Title Annotation:Company Business and Marketing
Publication:Worldwide Computer Products News
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Date:Aug 28, 2000
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