Textbooks

03.23.16
The creator of 'XKCD' is working on high school textbooks
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The creator of 'XKCD' is working on high school textbooks

The mastermind behind 'Up Goer Five' is teaching teens about science.

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02.02.15
Amazon takes on textbook sales at major universities
02.02.15

Amazon takes on textbook sales at major universities

Amazon is set to open distribution centers at two large US colleges and offer students next-day de...

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11.09.13
Intel acquires Kno to boost its digital education library
11.09.13

Intel acquires Kno to boost its digital education library

Intel has long been cozy with the e-textbook developers at Kno, going so far as to license their h...

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08.09.13
Google Play Books for iOS update includes support for textbook rental
08.09.13

Google Play Books for iOS update includes support for textbook rental

Yesterday, Google issued an update to its free Google Play Books app for iOS, adding not only the...

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08.08.13
Textbooks now available through Google Play Books in US, iOS app updated to match
08.08.13

Textbooks now available through Google Play Books in US, iOS app updated to match

Google promised us that it would offer textbooks through Google Play Books this month, and it's l...

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08.07.13
Boundless unveils iPhone textbook app and premium studying upgrades
08.07.13

Boundless unveils iPhone textbook app and premium studying upgrades

Boundless has pitched its digital textbook service as the free alternative to expensive college te...

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07.24.13
Google intros Play Textbooks for purchase and rent
07.24.13

Google intros Play Textbooks for purchase and rent

Google is clearly committed to education on mobile devices beyond Play for Education -- it just un...

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01.09.13
Kno launches 'Kno Me' interactive textbook metrics, lets you study your studying
01.09.13

Kno launches 'Kno Me' interactive textbook metrics, lets you study your studying

It was almost a year ago that we first heard about Kno's smart textbook metrics system "Kno Me." N...

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01.08.13
Smart textbook maker Kno introduces Kno Me, adding stats to studying
01.08.13

Smart textbook maker Kno introduces Kno Me, adding stats to studying

Kno turns old-fashioned educational textbooks into interactive learning experiences. Adding lin...

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