http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=businessNews&storyid=2006-09-26T233750Z_01_N26377564_RTRUKOC_0_US-MEDIA-SONY.xmlSony Corp. said Tuesday it will launch an electronic book store on the Internet and start selling a device that displays e-books purchased from the store October 1, after missing an earlier unveiling in the Spring due to technical reasons.The Sony Connect book store will carry about 10,000 books from the top six publishers, including News Corp.'s HarperCollins and CBS Corp.'s Simon & Schuster.The launch of the store coincides with the official debut of its highly anticipated electronics book reader, which reviewers have said mimic the quality of regular paper.The "Sony Reader Portable Reader" system will sell for about $350. For a limited period, new Connect customers will receive a $50 credit to buy books from the service. Well, if it's as good as "regular paper", maybe. Remember the concept of the paperless society? Yeah.-Ten
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