Amazon Considering a "Netflix for Books"

Would you pay a fee to access a library of written content? A Netflix for the book-reading world? Amazon is apparently banking you might, as it was reported tonight by the WSJ that the online retailer was considering that option. » 9/11/11 7:20pm 9/11/11 7:20pm

Google Adding Maps to Books, Ads to Follow?

Google's been busy this week, and they're wrapping it up by mixing Google Books with Google Maps. Locations listed in certain books will have a link to that same location in Google Maps, so you can, um, check it out on a map. It's kind of cool, I guess, at least with some of the titles, like Around the World in Eighty… » 1/27/07 2:00pm 1/27/07 2:00pm