Google Expands EBooks Service to the U.K., Partners with Pearson

Google Inc. (GOOG) expanded its eBooks service to the U.K., teaming up with publishers including Pearson Plc (PSON)’s Penguin, Lagardere SCA (MMB)’s Hachette and Bertelsmann AG’s Random House.

Google’s eBooks, a cloud-based digital bookselling service, will offer hundreds of thousands of titles for sale, the company said today. EBooks users can also access more than two million free, public domain books.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Simon Thiel at sthiel1@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.