Wearables. Cheaper streaming subscriptions. Remotely controlled home electronics.
Google Inc. , owner of the world’s most popular search engine, is starting an electronic book- selling service today with almost 4,000 publishers, in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc.
While the feature-packed Apple Inc. iPad and other tablets grab headlines, Kobo Chief Executive Officer Michael Serbinis remains enamored with the simple e- reader.