Barnes & Noble launched their eBooks Store today and had a few big, big announcements –
1. 700,000 books.
2. Free public domain books from Google.
3. $9.99 new releases and bestsellers (although the press release says “hundreds of” so it might not extend to all books).
4. Exclusive partner of the Plastic Logic eReader.
5. Readable on PC and Mac.
6. Readable on iPhone, iPod Touch, and Blackberry.