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Harry Potter E-Books, Digital Audiobooks In Libraries Today

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Two days after the Pottermore shop launched, Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks will be available in libraries as of noon ET today. The Harry Potter digital materials are distributed to libraries through OverDrive. They were available for pre-reserve in OverDrive client libraries like the NYPL a couple of...
Harry Potter E-Books, Digital Audiobooks In Libraries Today

Preserving Born-Digital Materials

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Preserving Born-Digital Materials
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Random House Will Keep All Its E-Books In Libraries, With A Price Increase

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Random House is now the only big six publisher to allow unrestricted access to all of its e-books in libraries—and it said yesterday it will continue to do so, though it is raising prices. Random House met with the American Library Association in New York on Tuesday. “Our commitment...
Random House Will Keep All Its E-Books In Libraries, With A Price Increase
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Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco," though the official release...
Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

Apple debuts new 'Add to Passbook' badge to increase branding and boost usage

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Launching alongside iOS 6, Apple’s Passbook app and service helps retailers provide easy-to-use digital passes for tickets, coupons and other offers, reducing the need for physical passes. In order to boost the branding of its new app and standard, Apple has begun rolling out a new ‘Add to Passbook’ badge...
Apple debuts new 'Add to Passbook' badge to increase branding and boost usage

Vintage software, including games, find a home in archives

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University have partnered to save for posterity more than 15,000 software programs created in the early days of microcomputing. IDGNSThe NSRL and Stanford are cataloging vintage software titles. The 18-month project aims to make these titles, most of which...
Vintage software, including games, find a home in archives

FBI Must Return Kim Dotcom's Illegally Seized Property

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Last year the search warrants used by police to raid the New Zealand home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom were ruled to be overbroad and illegal. In addition, cloned copies of Dotcom’s hard drives sent to the FBI were deemed to have been unlawfully obtained. After the ruling Dotcom’s legal...
FBI Must Return Kim Dotcom's Illegally Seized Property

Amazon 'Whispercast' aims to boost Kindles at school, work

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A new service launched by Amazon.com this morning is designed to expand the company’s Kindle devices beyond the nightstand and the beach, giving them a bigger presence in the office and the classroom. The service, dubbed Whispercast (not to be confused with Amazon’s Whispernet), is a tool that lets companies and schools...
Amazon 'Whispercast' aims to boost Kindles at school, work

New Zealand High Court Orders Kiwi Police & FBI To Return Seized Hard Drives To Kim Dotcom

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The investigation and arrest of Kim Dotcom continues to show itself to be an operation that was poorly thought out, where clear liberties were taken by law enforcement who so believed the "Dr. Evil" image that the MPAA set up for them that actually following official procedures seemed of little...
New Zealand High Court Orders Kiwi Police & FBI To Return Seized Hard Drives To Kim Dotcom

Electronic Versions Of Textbooks Spy On Students As They Read Them

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The rapid uptake of ebooks by the public shows that there is a widespread recognition of their advantages. This would be good news for the publishing industry as it faces the transition from analog to digital formats, were it not for the fact that some publishers keep finding new ways...
Electronic Versions Of Textbooks Spy On Students As They Read Them
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