The startup, founded by a former Apple executive, also has allowed users to search via Google within titles made using its technology.
Terry McGraw, CEO of textbook publisher McGraw-Hill, says Apple's new digital textbook offering was Jobs' idea.
Company's iBooks Author application is also popular, tallying 90,000 downloads so far, according to a report from Global Equities Research.
Tech titan expected to unveil tool for creating interactive e-books and expand its platform for distributing them, sources tell Ars Technica.
The company says the new "experience" for kids will be much better than what they find with traditional textbooks.
Company announces today iBooks 2, a "new textbook experience" for the iPad and Apple's attempt to bury traditional schoolbooks.
Makeshift vigils adorn the outside of various Apple stores in Manhattan as people pay their respects to the Apple co-founder.
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It's getting to be a crowded market for e-books, but Google's long-awaited entry into this space with the Google eBookstore could make room for another.
The Web portal reports a 26 percent drop in revenue for the third quarter. Net earnings were buoyed by the sale of investments in Kayak and its ICQ operations.