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09.12.14
Google lets college students borrow a Chromebook
09.12.14

Google lets college students borrow a Chromebook

If you brought a big, conventional laptop with you to college, you're probably regretting it right...

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08.26.14
Florida university lets students buy titles for its e-book-only library
08.26.14

Florida university lets students buy titles for its e-book-only library

It's not uncommon for libraries to offer e-books in addition to dead-tree copies, but the newly op...

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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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06.05.14
GOG announces Steam-like client 'Galaxy' [Update: Trailer added]
06.05.14

GOG announces Steam-like client 'Galaxy' [Update: Trailer added]

PC game distribution service GOG.com announced a DRM-free, Steam-like client called Galaxy during...

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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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03.31.14
New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free
03.31.14

New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free

Ever wanted to see what New York City's maps looked like before skyscrapers took over... or before...

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05.13.13
Editorial: Let Google be a little evil
05.13.13

Editorial: Let Google be a little evil

Google's lawyers visited the Second Circuit Court of Appeals last week for a polite conversation w...

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04.25.13
Laura Bush: iPad drawing app inspired GWB's painting hobby
04.25.13

Laura Bush: iPad drawing app inspired GWB's painting hobby

Today, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is being dedicated on the campus of S...

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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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