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How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Your Amazon Prime membership entitles you to one free book "rental" per month. So why does Amazon make them so hard to find?

Researchers mimic the peacock's tail to bring more vivid color to e-readers

Researchers have found a way to make colors more vivid on an e-reader screen, which could lead to the creation of advanced displays and spawn the development of color e-books.


Texas county plans to open first U.S. all-digital library branch

Texas’ Bexar County plans to turns a page in paperless library evolution when it opens BiblioTech, the nation's first all-digital library branch.


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All-digital library system is planned for Texas community

Bexar County, which surrounds San Antonio, recently announced plans to establish a bookless library system called BiblioTech that will provide 10,000 titles and 100 e-readers.

Survey: Ebook reading up, print reading declines

More Americans read ebooks in the last year, with 23 percent of those ages 16 and over going digital, compared to 16 percent in the previous survey for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which released its latest results on ebook readership Thursday.


Penguin settles ebook price-fixing lawsuit

Penguin Group has become the latest book publisher to reach a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit that alleges that Apple and five publishers had conspired to raise ebook prices.

Free ebook teaches IT pros the Windows 8 basics

Get the first 11 chapters of the upcoming reference book, "Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals."

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Amazon offers ebook refunds in price-fixing settlement

Amazon has posted information for customers who are entitled to partial refunds under terms of a settlement in a price-fixing case brought by most states in the U.S.

Apple, ebook publishers look to settle EU antitrust dispute

Apple, along with four major ebook publishers, have offered retailers such as Amazon the option to set their own prices for e-books for the next two years in a bid to end an antitrust investigation in the E.U.


Kindle Fire HD highlights Amazon's parade of tablets

Amazon rolls out a potential iPad rival in the form of its $499 Kindle Fire HD, as well an updated version of its Kindle Fire tablet and a new e-reader called the Kindle Paperwhite.