Amazon.com says it will give in to publishing giant Macmillan and agree to sell electronic versions of its books even at prices it considers too high. New copies of Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall," Andrew Young's "The Politician" and other books published by Macmillan were unavailable Saturday on Amazon.com, after the retailer pulled the titles in a surprising reaction to the publisher's new pricing model for e-books.
Even as Apple's iPad will likely energize electronic reading, the new device is undermining a painstakingly constructed effort by the publishing industry to make it possible to move e-books between different electronic readers.
We've been talking a lot about tax credits and rebates on the blog recently. We may sound like a broken record, but we really want you to be aware of the incentives available if you are considering a purchase for your home.
Every now and then, I like to take a look back at some of the entries we've published over the last year on the Energy Savers Blog. We try not to repeat ourselves (too much), so if you're looking for a particular topic to be covered on the blog, be sure to check out the categories and...
A White House official called the live Webcast “a way to give people access to the president that feels more participatory.”
A secret 2008 warning by the MI5 spy agency informed hundreds of British companies of a wide-ranging effort by China to hack into companies’ computers and blackmail foreigners.
Operators, after spending heavily on 3G upgrades, are now waiting for service revenues from these networks before they invest more.
Economic uncertainty over the past several quarters has resulted in an industry-wide slowdown in the Ethernet switch equipment market, with direct impact on both port shipments and revenues.
Toyota is the latest Japanese corporate icon making headlines for all the wrong reasons.News of the automaker's massive vehicle recalls over faulty gas pedals in the U.S. came just days after Japan Airlines, a once proud flag carrier, filed for bankruptcy, saddled with billions in debt.Sony has...
The market for digital photo frames has taken-off, particularly since prices dropped to affordable levels in the first half of 2009.
The Cornell University Library is broadening the funding base for the arVix online scientific repository. Nearly 600,000 e-prints – research articles published online in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science and related disciplines – now reside in arXiv, which is...
Although there have already been plenty of activities surrounding SolidWorks World 2010, the event officially begins today at 7:00am. The registration area is one of my favorite places to hang out (in fact, it's one of my SWW duties) and I'll be there most of the day. Saturday was full of...
Mobile Graphics/Multimedia Chips Driven by Demands for Increased Performance, Integration, and FunctionalityJanuary 30, 2010 11:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments
With the increasing use of media-rich content, Internet-connected mobile devices need robust multimedia performance to provide a quality user experience.
The leading reason future digital photo frame purchasers will buy a frame is as a gift.