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How to share books on a Kindle

One of the best, lesser known perks that come with owning an Amazon Kindle is the ability to share many of the ebooks in your digital library with your friends and family. Better still, your friends and family can also share the books from their collection,with you.We’ll show you how to quickly... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should I Get Amazon Prime?

The cost of Amazon Prime is going up. The retail giant has announced that its membership program—which gives users free two-day shipping on most popular items as well as access to Amazon’s digital library of ebooks, movies, and TV shows—will now cost $99 per year, up from $79. Considering how... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble swings to profit

Barnes & Noble returned to a profit in the fiscal second quarter as it invested less in its Nook ebook reader and cost cuts offset lower sales.Its sales missed expectations, however, and its shares dropped more than 3% in premarket trading. The report comes as the crucial holiday season... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Founder Envisions Google Glass–like Wearables For E–Reading

The content on Scribd, the San–Francisco based startup that aims to create the digital library of the future, is available on a range of devices, from laptops to smartphones to tablets. But CEO Trip Adler tells Fast Company we won't be reading e–books in our hands in the future––they'll be... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distro Issue 107: How Edward Thorp gambled his way into wearable-tech history

Edward Thorp was banned from casinos in Vegas for counting cards. He even published a book on his system for winning at the blackjack table using the mathematical theory of probability. While working at MIT, he built what many consider the first wearable device for -- you guessed it -- beating... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creating A Digital Library A Bookless Students

This Kickstarter tries to answer the question of why--in a world of digital media--kids in the developing world don’t have access to books. When Rebecca McDonald moved to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, she wasn’t a career humanitarian. Her most recent job was overseeing construction... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google asks judge for library suit to be dismissed

The Authors Guild says Google doesn't have permission to reproduce portions of books for their digital library. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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