According to a report from AllThingsD, lack of customers wasn’t the only reason Google Reader will meet its untimely end on July 1. It was also, for Google, a potential source of bungling that it wasn’t worth shoring up.
Sony may have been the first major electronics manufacturer to bring ebook readers to the US, but a series of unfortunate products saw them cede the race to Kindle and Nook. The PRS-T1, though, could be Sony’s comeback kid.
Google eBooks just got upgraded with real time translation. This feature is another step towards the destruction of language barriers that limit worldwide cultural sharing. Something that, eventually, will deeply change the core of the human species while preserving our tribal identities.