TWO electronic publishing companies have joined forces to bring a broader selection of online books to their customers, and also give publishers more direct access to their public. The alliance brings together the handheld electronic book reader eBookman, made by the USA's Franklin Electronic Publishers, and the Paris software company Mobipocket.com. A beta version of the MobiPocket Reader, which allows eBookMan users to read electronic books on the go, is now available for downloading from http://www.franklin.com. Mobipocket allows publishers to ...

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