US judge boosts Google `fair use` defense of digital books

A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc`s legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it.

Students perform well regardless of reading print or digital books

Students did equally well on a test whether reading from a digital book or a printed one, a new research by an Indiana State University doctoral student has found.

Apple, book publishers facing potential US suit

The Justice Department is threatening to sue Apple and five major US publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of digital books.

French court rules against Google over digitising books

A French court on Friday told Google that it cannot digitise French books without publishers` approval and ordered the online giant to pay 300,000 euros (USD 430,000) in damages.