Lending

06.25.14
Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster online learning
06.25.14

Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster online learning

For the less fortunate, a library may be the only reliable way to get online. But what do they do...

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06.04.14
Wallpaper lets your friends borrow e-books from real-world shelves
06.04.14

Wallpaper lets your friends borrow e-books from real-world shelves

As convenient as e-books may be, lending them to friends is a headache; copyright woes notwithstan...

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05.28.14
Square dips into banking with quick cash for small businesses
05.28.14

Square dips into banking with quick cash for small businesses

Square has so far focused on helping businesses take payments; now, it's ready to make payments to...

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06.21.13
Google Mine service reportedly leaked, lets Google+ friends share real goods
06.21.13

Google Mine service reportedly leaked, lets Google+ friends share real goods

Google is big on sharing all things virtual, but it hasn't done a lot to spread the wealth in the...

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01.26.13
Macmillan tests selling e-books to libraries in two-year stretches
01.26.13

Macmillan tests selling e-books to libraries in two-year stretches

Major publishers are taking wildly different approaches to resolving the woes surrounding e-book l...

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11.19.12
NYT: Penguin to extend ebook and audiobook library rentals to LA and Cleveland
11.19.12

NYT: Penguin to extend ebook and audiobook library rentals to LA and Cleveland

Penguin will refresh its ebook lending system later today, according to a report from the New York...

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06.22.12
Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch
06.22.12

Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch

You might say Penguin has had a rocky relationship with libraries. That looks to be on the tentativ...

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04.25.12
3M launches its Cloud Library e-book lending service, hardware and apps in tow
04.25.12

3M launches its Cloud Library e-book lending service, hardware and apps in tow

Almost a year after it was first announced 3M's Cloud Library e-book lending service is getting a...

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02.13.12
Penguin halts over-the-air Kindle borrowing again, this time it's serious
02.13.12

Penguin halts over-the-air Kindle borrowing again, this time it's serious

Penguin already signaled it'd stop providing newer titles to OverDrive's lending service, but apart...

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