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Pixels vs Printed word: Mourning the Death of the Book!

Visiting the Delhi Book fair has always been a yearly ritual for me. When I told one of my friends about the same, she quizzed, ''Why buy those overpriced books when you can always download them?”

Now, a Braille smartwatch that lets the blind read texts, e-books

A South Korean startup has developed an affordable Braille smartwatch which allows the visually impaired to receive and read text messages in real time and even read e-books.

Apple fails to disqualify antitrust monitor in e-books case

U.S. Department of Justice by finding that Apple had played a "central role" in conspiring to raise e-book prices and impede rivals such as Inc.

Using smartphones to pacify kids may harm their development

Parents, take note! Using tablets, smartphones or e-books to distract children may be detrimental to their social-emotional development, a new study suggests.

PM Modi asks ministers to spend budgetary allocations evenly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked his Council of Ministers to ensure that the budgetary allocations for the respective ministries are spent evenly throughout the year and denounced the practice of utilising funds at the fag end of the financial year.

Get 'out of the box' ideas for Budget: PM to ministers

With budgetary exercise underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked his ministerial colleagues to get "out of the box" ideas from the common man which could be incorporated in the financial outlay.

Apple agrees to conditional $450 mn e-books antitrust accord

Apple Inc has agreed to pay USD 450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday.

Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue accounts for some 60 percent of Hachette`s digital sales.

E-books provides opportunity to diversify industry: Publishers

With major publishing giants making available books and content online, industry stalwarts say they do not see E-books as a threat but as an opportunity to diversify the traditional publishing industry.

Apple loses latest bid to block e-books antitrust monitor

Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that his work was causing irreparable harm to the company.

Amazon removes `abuse-themed` books from online store

Online retailer of books, Amazon, has pulled a number of "abuse-themed e-books" from its Kindle Store following a report that highlighted titles suggesting rape, incest and bestiality.

Japanese gov't recommends electronic copyright for publishers

A Japanese government advisory panel Thursday adopted an interim report recommending creation of electronic publication copyrights for publishers to help deter pirated electronic books, government officials said.

Apple accused of conspiring with publishers to hike price of e-books

Apple has been accused of conspiring with major publishers to increase the price of e-books in a scheme that cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars, a New York court has been told.

Now vernacular e-books available on your phone

With the growth of e-readers, tablet computers and print on demand technology, ebooks seem to be a popular trend.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD: 5 interesting things

By launching the tablet, Amazon aims to challenge Apple Inc's dominant iPad.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD launched, starting price at $299

The Kindle Fire HD, the 8.9-inch device starts at USD299 for WiFi and 16GB of storage.

Is Apple mini-iPad in the pipeline?

As per the executive’s 2011 email revealed on Friday Steve Jobs was receptive to Apple Inc making a smaller tablet.

Harry Potter e-Books come to Amazon Kindle library

On-line retailing giant Amazon has announced that all seven Harry Potter eBooks will be added to its eBook lending library.

E-books damaging society: US novelist

Jonathan Franzen has warned that our desire for the instant gratification of e-books is damaging for society.

E-books damaging society: US novelist

Jonathan Franzen has warned that our desire for the instant gratification of e-books is damaging for society.