Google is beginning to give book publishers the idea it wants to battle Amazon's Kindle in the nascent e-book market. Publishers might be happy about the competition. Google has said publishers will be able to set their own consumer prices if it develops an e-reader, which is not the case with the Kindle.
Google has announced that it will let developers sell applications through its Android Market in an attempt to bolster its new mobile platform. The option currently is available to programmers in the U.S. and U.K., with other regions scheduled for the coming months.
AMD announced today that it had expanded its line of ATI TV Wonder products, which deliver cable HDTV programming to PCs. The company added three new models, which are capable of picking up Clear QAM high-def content.