Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in August.
The announcement plays as a 1-2 punch from Google, which launched a tailored Google Play store experience emphasizing education. Once in place, the new textbooks initiative will allow students to rent books for six-month periods at discounted prices of up to 80 percent.
As with movies and books, educational titles will sync across devices and platforms, so you can swap between the tablet and the … Read more