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Hands on with Microsoft Designer, an AI art masterpiece

The upcoming Microsoft Designer is a visual art design tool that you simply must try for yourself. It’s simply one of the best consumer apps Microsoft has ever made, following in the footsteps of Clipchamp. Why use Designer? Two reasons: AI art and templates. In Designer, you can combine... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-11-30 21:59:02 UTC ]
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Amazon, Big Five E-Book Price Fixing Suit Is Revived

Nearly two months after the case was dismissed, lawyers have amended and re-filed a potential class action suit accusing Amazon and the Big Five publishers of coordinating to eliminate competition in the e-book market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Feds charge Russians linked to the 'world's largest' pirated e-book library

US law enforcement isn't just interested in shutting down video pirates. The feds have charged two Russian nationals, Anton Napolsky and Valeriia Ermakova, for allegedly running the pirate e-book repository Z-Library. The site was billed as the "world's largest library" and held over 11 million... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-11-17 21:44:09 UTC ]
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Z-Library founders arrested after the pirated e-book site is shut down

Two Russian nationals behind the site were charged with criminal copyright infringement, wire fraud, and money laundering. On November 3, the massive pirated e-book database Z-Library disappeared from the internet, with its domains leading to a cryptic message that the website had been seized... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-11-17 13:20:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Applauds Arrest, Indictment of Major E-Book Pirates

Two Russian nationals are now facing criminal charges in the U.S. for their role in running Z-Library, one of the world's most notorious e-book pirate sites before its domains were seized by U.S. officials earlier this fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The best gifts for travelers in 2022

Be it for work or play, many people are taking trips again, which makes travel-related gifts an excellent idea. Whether your loved ones are globetrotters or frequent business travelers, it’s time to look into upgrading their existing on-the-go kit. We’ve curated a list of various items your... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-11-16 14:15:03 UTC ]
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Pirated e-book site Z-Library vanishes—sending college students into a panic

Here’s what’s been going on with the site—plus some alternatives for accessing free e-books. Many a desperate college student has turned to Z-Library, a site for pirated e-books, as an alternative to expensive textbooks. But on Friday, the site suddenly went dark, sending students who relied on... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-11-04 18:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's updated e-book return policy looks like a big win for authors

Anyone who has been taking advantage of Amazon's liberal return policy regarding e-books could soon be in for a shock. That's because following discussions with the Authors Guild, Amazon has agreed to block automatic returns on digital books that are more than 10 percent read. Currently, the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-09-23 19:10:20 UTC ]
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Jean-Luc Godard disliked e-books before they even existed.

The revolutionary—and highly literary—filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard died today at the age of 91. Thinking about him, and about all the books in his films (sometimes held sexily by Jean-Paul Belmondo), I was reminded of an anecdote reported by Richard Brody, in which Godard, in 2000, imagined and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-13 14:28:12 UTC ]
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Librarians and lawmakers are fighting for better e-book access

Since the early 2010s, libraries and publishers have clashed over the terms and costs of e-book licenses, which grant libraries permission to loan digital books. Librarians and their legislative allies are pushing publishers of electronic books to lower their prices and relax licensing terms, an... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-09-06 11:15:37 UTC ]
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AAP Won't Seek Fees in Maryland E-book Case

In a new filing, the AAP said that it will not seek to recoup costs and legal fees it incurred in its successful challenge to a Maryland e-book law that was declared unconstitutional earlier this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dave Trott 'best of' e-book published for people with dyslexia

'Being Interesting' features selected articles from Trott’s long-running blog about creativity. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2022-08-03 10:34:37 UTC ]
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Prime Day Kindle deals: Every Amazon e-reader is absurdly cheap

Amazon’s Kindles are the e-readers most people want. Usually, high demand means higher prices. Yet Amazon is all but giving Kindles away for Prime Day 2022, offering up deals on both basic and bougie models at absurdly low prices, even as “Prime Day” continues on into its second day. (You need... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-07-13 14:58:47 UTC ]
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Every Amazon Kindle is ludicrously cheap for Prime Day

Amazon’s Kindles are the e-readers most people want. Usually, high demand means higher prices. Yet Amazon is all but giving Kindles away for Prime Day 2022, offering up deals on both basic and bougie models at absurdly low prices. You need to be a Prime subscriber to claim the discounts, of... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-07-12 15:41:08 UTC ]
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AAP Seeking $300K in Legal Fees After Winning Maryland E-book Case

After successfully challenging Maryland’s library e-book law in court, the Association of American Publishers is now seeking to recover roughly $300,000 in court costs and legal fees from the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Archive: July 02, 2012

As ALA wraps up its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., we look back at our coverage of its 2012 event. Then as now, e-book lending was a divisive issue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Final Order, Court Declares Maryland's Library E-book Law Unconstitutional

The final order declares Maryland's groundbreaking, controversial library e-book law preempted by the Federal Copyright Act and blocks its enforcement, all but ending a months-long lawsuit filed by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Seeks Proposed Declaratory Judgment in Maryland E-book Case

A federal judge has asked the parties for a proposed declaratory judgment to end the legal dispute over Maryalnd's library e-book law, but the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP's bid for a permanent injunction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Prepare to earn CompTIA and AWS certifications with this $20 e-book bundle

IT professionals are accustomed to spending too much money to upgrade their skills and land new roles. But, these days, it’s not as necessary. That’s because web-based resources are available that are far more cost-effective—for example, the 2022 CompTIA and AWS Practice Exam E-Book Bundle,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-05-20 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Rhode Island Advances Its Library E-book Law

On May 18, the Rhode Island Senate's Committee on Education unanimously voted to advance the state's library e-book law out of committee and to the floor for a full vote. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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