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Preserving your digital legacy

With digital download sales booming, Caroline Donnelly finds out how to go about passing on these assets post-death
23 Apr 2014
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Netnames warns of rise in eBook piracy

Online brand protection firm claims independent textbook publishers stand to lose the most from uptick in eBook piracy.
26 Oct 2012
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Apple sued by US government over e-book price fixing

Firm plans to fight Justice Department along with Macmillan and Penguin.
12 Apr 2012
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iTunes hit by book worm hackers?

Apple iTunes seems to have been hit by hackers accessing accounts in order to buy up books after a reported anomaly in the sales chart.
5 Jul 2010
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Comment: Is technology really ‘sweeping away’ reading?

Eminent writer Tom Stoppard has said that technology is replacing reading, but what about all the literature available through the internet and apps?
23 Jun 2010
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Google’s fight for its book deal

As Google battles in the Southern District Court for the go-ahead to create its planned massive digital library, Simon Brew tries to get to the bottom…
19 Feb 2010
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British Library to offer 65,000 free e-books

Out-of-copyright classics from Dickens, Austen and the like will soon be available to download free of charge in a Microsoft-funded venture.
9 Feb 2010
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Need to Know: Apple's iPad

Got questions about Apple's latest release? Here's everything you need to know about the new Apple iPad tablet computer.
28 Jan 2010
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Will Apple's iPad help tablet computers take off?

Apple’s iPad has set tongues wagging all week – but is this really the start of the long-predicted tablet boom?
28 Jan 2010
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Apple expected to unveil tablet on 27 January

There's still no confirmation of exactly what's on the menu at the San Francisco unveiling, but there's little doubt as to what Apple's main course wi…
19 Jan 2010
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Amazon brings its Kindle iPhone app to the UK

iPhone users don't have to shell out for a Kindle after all, thanks to a handy app launched today.
14 Dec 2009
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Are e-books and tablets the future for print media?

As Wired unveils its new look for tablets, will such devices be enough to save magazines and newspapers?
23 Nov 2009
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Bookshop Foyles makes move to e-readers

Foyles has made the move into selling digital books as the market for them starts to blossom.
2 Nov 2009
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Amazon's Kindle heads to the UK on 19 October

Amazon is finally bringing its e-book reader beyond US borders.
7 Oct 2009
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Need to Know: Google Book Search

Google has raised a lot of ire with its digital book plans, but what’s all the fuss about?
8 Sep 2009
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EC debates Google books deal

European regulators are considering an offer by Google to bring publishers into an American book deal.
7 Sep 2009
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Green benefits to boost e-paper, says Gartner

But the tech will need to fall in price before it goes mainstream, the analyst firm said.
13 Jul 2009
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Asus shows off dual-screen laptop

But it's not just a laptop, Asus has said, suggesting it could be used as an e-book reader and DVD player, too.
3 Mar 2009
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Kindle spurs Amazon to solid quarter

Online retail giant had good Christmas with strong Kindle sales.
30 Jan 2009