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Google Will Let You Share Movies, Apps, and Music You Buy With Up To Six People 57 comments
Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement 30 comments
Hacker Who Stole Half-Life 2's Source Code Interviewed For New Book 192 comments
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What Star Trek Owes To Robert Heinlein 180 comments
William Gibson Announces New Sci-Fi Comic Book 32 comments
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Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary 102 comments
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Does Free Comic Book Day Help Retailers? 47 comments
Man Sets World Record With 25 Continuous Hours In Virtual Reality 80 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Could You Statistically Identify The Best Sci-Fi Books? 180 comments
Neil Gaiman Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day 33 comments
2016 Hugo Awards Shortlist Dominated By Rightwing Campaign 702 comments
Kindle Unlimited Scammers Gaming the System At the Expense of Real Authors 106 comments
Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Stores Mysteriously Go Down In China 14 comments
Intel's Former CEO (and First Hire) Andy Grove Dead at 79 38 comments
Is $699 Too Much For a 13.3-inch Android E-ink Reader? 195 comments
Google Docs Can Now Export EPUB 39 comments
AI Bookworms Seek To Predict Human Behavior 26 comments
E-book Museum At the Library of Congress? 19 comments
New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us 127 comments
Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids 114 comments
Scribd To Change Its 'Unlimited' E-book Subscription Plan To Semi-Unlimited 55 comments
Interviews: 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke Responds 89 comments
US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank 178 comments
Amazon Restores Some Heft To Helvetica For Kindle E-Ink Readers 85 comments
Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s 119 comments
Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability 156 comments
Interviews: Ask 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke 59 comments
Diary of Anne Frank Subject To Copyright Dispute 150 comments
Interviews: Ask David Peterson About Inventing Languages 87 comments
A New, App-Based Format For Novels 57 comments
Ask Slashdot: Composing an e-Book With a Couple of Bells and Whistles 148 comments
Copyright Expires On Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf 420 comments
How the Internet Changed the Way We Read 148 comments
Scott Meyers Retires From Involvement With C++ 112 comments
Publisher Is Pretty Sure Google Could End Piracy 216 comments
Ask Slashdot: State-of-the-Art In Amateur Book Scanning? 122 comments
Kindle or Not, a Resurgence In Used Bookstores 133 comments
Before Google There Was the Chemical Rubber Company 143 comments
Programmers Share 188 Computer-Generated Novels On GitHub 49 comments
Andy Weir, Author of 'The Martian,' Is Writing a Novel Set On the Moon 73 comments
Science-Fictional Shibboleths 508 comments
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Google Books Wins Again 120 comments
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See the Sketches J.R.R. Tolkien Used To Build Middle-Earth 48 comments
'Voices From Chernobyl' Author Svetlana Alexievich Wins Lit Nobel 48 comments
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What Ever Happened To Google Books? 70 comments
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Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82 31 comments
FBI Informant: Ray Bradbury's Sci-fi Written To Induce Communistic Mass Hysteria 282 comments
Hugos Refuse To Award Anyone Rather Than Submit To Fans' Votes 1044 comments
The Real NASA Technologies In 'The Martian' 60 comments
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XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller 90 comments
Physical Books Successfully Coexisting With Ebooks 134 comments
Book Review: Cloud Computing Design Patterns 33 comments
Frank Herbert's Dune, 50 Years On 234 comments
The 2015 Open Source Summer Reading List 31 comments
Amazon Is Only Going To Pay Authors When Each Page Is Read 172 comments
Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense 51 comments
High Court Orders UK ISPs To Block EBook Sites 138 comments
Book Review: The Terrorists of Iraq 270 comments
On the Taxonomy of Sci-Fi Spaceships 90 comments
How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books 90 comments
Free Comic Book Day Event Features Neil Gaiman, the Simpsons 33 comments
Obama Announces e-Book Scheme For Low-Income Communities 126 comments
Hacked Sony Emails Reveal That Sony Had Pirated Books About Hacking 59 comments
First 26 Pages of Neal Stephenson's New Novel "Seveneves" Online 110 comments
Book Review: Networking For System Administrators 33 comments
Hugo Awards Turn (Even More) Political 587 comments
Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet" 538 comments
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Book Review: Future Crimes 27 comments
Feds Attempt To Censor Parts of a New Book About the Hydrogen Bomb 341 comments
Modern PHP: New Features and Good Practices 182 comments
New Site Mocks Bad Artwork On Ebook Covers 59 comments
Some of the Greatest Science Fiction Novels Are Fix-Ups 104 comments
Book Review: Data and Goliath 51 comments
Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things 44 comments
The Case Against E-readers -- Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading On Paper 261 comments
Wheel of Time TV Pilot Producers Sue Robert Jordan's Widow For Defamation 148 comments
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The Man Who Invented the Science Fiction Paperback 99 comments
Book Review: Core HTML5 2D Game Programming 50 comments
R.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism 76 comments
George R. R. Martin's "The Winds of Winter" Wiill Not Be Published In 2015 180 comments
Book Review: Designing and Building a Security Operations Center 29 comments
Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain 99 comments
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Ridley Scott Adapts Philip K. Dick's 'Man in the High Castle' For Amazon 94 comments
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South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project 66 comments
Writers Say They Feel Censored By Surveillance 130 comments
Happy Public Domain Day: Works That Copyright Extension Stole From Us In 2015 328 comments
How Amazon's Ebook Subscriptions Are Changing the Writing Industry 250 comments
App Gives You Free Ebooks of Your Paperbacks When You Take a "Shelfie" 131 comments
Amazon "Suppresses" Book With Too Many Hyphens 292 comments
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Overly Familiar Sci-Fi 368 comments
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Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deals 200 comments
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Adobe Spies On Users' eBook Libraries 150 comments
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Publishers Gave Away 123 Million Books During World War Two 121 comments
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E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone 116 comments
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Japanese Publishers Lash Out At Amazon's Policies 113 comments
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Why the Public Library Beats Amazon 165 comments
Geneticists Decry Book On Race and Evolution 541 comments
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Book Review: Introduction To Cyber-Warfare: A Multidisciplinary Approach 27 comments
Apple $450 Million e-Book Settlement Wins Court Approval 93 comments
Amazon's eBook Math 306 comments
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Apple Acquires "Pandora For Books" Booklamp For $15 Million 26 comments
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Apple Agrees To $450 Million Ebook Antitrust Settlement 91 comments
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Why Speed-Reading Apps Don't Work 92 comments
Ask Slashdot: Books for a Comp Sci Graduate Student? 247 comments
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Seattle Bookstores Embrace Amazon.com 83 comments
Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain 224 comments
Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing 88 comments
UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners 220 comments
Bring On the Monsters: Tolkien's Translation of Beowulf To Be Published 94 comments
Algorithm Composes Music By Text Analyzing the World's Best Novels 31 comments
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Microsoft Building an 'Xbox Reading' App For Windows 8 52 comments
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First US Public Library With No Paper Books Opens In Texas 212 comments
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53% More Book Banning Incidents In US Schools This Year 360 comments
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Interview: Ask Bruce Sterling What You Will 60 comments
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Amazon Gets Blow-Back Over Plan To Sell Kindles At Small Bookshops 176 comments
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David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders Answer Your Questions (Video) 40 comments
Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen 66 comments
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Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School 47 comments
France Moves To Protect Independent Booksellers From Amazon 264 comments
Book Review: The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon 45 comments
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Book Review: Secret History: the Story of Cryptology 71 comments
Neil Gaiman On Why Libraries Are the Gates to the Future 149 comments
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Books With "Questionable Content" Being Deleted From ebookstores In Sweeping Ban 548 comments
Read Better Books To Be a Better Person 158 comments
Book Review: The Circle 85 comments
Ask Author David Craddock About the Development of Diablo, Warcraft 109 comments
Tom Clancy Is Dead At 66 236 comments
Text Analyzer Reveals Emotional 'Temperature' of Novels and Fairy Tales 65 comments
Scribd Launches a Global 'Spotify For eBooks' 53 comments
Book Review: Latest Two Books By Peter Loshin 28 comments
Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994 168 comments
The Circle Skewers Google, Facebook, Twitter 56 comments
Book Review: Citrix XenApp Performance Essentials 24 comments
Ask Slashdot: Prioritizing Saleable Used Computer Books? 219 comments
Is HTML5 the Future of Book Authorship? 116 comments
Insiders Say B&N Will Launch New Nook,Tablet In October 50 comments
Meet the Guy Who Fact-Checks Stephen King On Stephen King 121 comments
Book Review: The Practice of Network Security Monitoring 15 comments
Ars Test Drives the "Netflix For Books" 108 comments
Austrian Professor Creates Kindle E-Book Copier With Lego Mindstorms 61 comments
Amazon Finally Bundles Ebooks With Printed Books 135 comments
Sci-Fi Great Frederik Pohl Passes Away At 93 57 comments
John Scalzi's Redshirts Wins Hugo Award for Best Novel 112 comments
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Calibre Version 1.0 Released After 7 Years of Development 193 comments
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