Neowin News Feed for: Book Neowin News Feed for: Book en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Raspberry Pi publishes new book for computer history buffs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Raspberry Pi has published its latest book, The Computers That Made Britain, which looks at popular home computers from the 1980s. The book also tells the stories of those who work on the machines. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:32:02 +0000 Bill Gates says there needs to be an Elon Musk in every sector <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Every sector needs someone like Elon Musk who will experiment and develop new technologies to reduce carbon emissions, according to Bill Gates. He specifically cited the steel and cement industries. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:16:01 +0000 Microsoft releases new book that takes an in-depth look at the role of AI in manufacturing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Microsoft has announced the release of a new book titled, &#039;The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing&#039;. It is written by the co-author of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella&#039;s &#039;Hit Refresh&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 23 May 2019 12:36:02 +0000 The first official Minecraft novel is here, whether you want it or not <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The first official Minecraft novel has finally made its way to the Windows 10 Store. Priced at $11.99, it promises plenty of mystery, intrigue, and dangerous situations in a fantasy world. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:54:01 +0000 Microsoft launches 'A cloud for global good', a physical book talking about the cloud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At an event in Ireland, Microsoft has just announced the launch of... a book. &quot;A cloud for global good&quot; talks about the cloud and how societies and governments need to deal with the coming revolution. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:56:01 +0000 Satya Nadella is writing a book called 'Hit Refresh', coming in 2017 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Satya Nadella is writing his first book called &#039;Hit Refresh&#039;, which will be out in 2017. The book will focus on transformation in Nadella&#039;s personal life, Microsoft, and the society. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:16:02 +0000 Details on Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book processors and GPU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While we are still a few weeks away from the release of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book, those looking to make a purchase will now be able to get better detail about the units CPUs and GPU. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Sun, 11 Oct 2015 03:56:01 +0000 Interview: The Decline and Fall of Nokia, David Cord tells us more about the Finnish company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1225852293neowin-news-logo-a04-interview.png" alt="" /></div>Neowin got a chance to chat with David J. Cord, the author of the new book The Decline and Fall of Nokia, which claims that Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy was the company&#039;s first choice for CEO. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:35:52 +0000 Giveaway: Pioneers of Digital <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/648403003aventura_book_club_entertainment_aventura_sunny_isles.jpg" alt="" /></div>We recently read through Mel Carson&#039;s Pioneers of Digital book and have a copy to give away to our readers. If you love success stories and are into digital content, this book is for you. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 06 Mar 2013 20:33:38 +0000 Book review: Atari: Business is Fun <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/163023145Atari 2012 logo.png" alt="" /></div>Neowin glimpses into the Atari of the 1970s, a company markedly different to that which we know today. We try to discover just how fun business was as part of one of the main companies of the decade. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:53:34 +0000 Encyclopaedia Britannica ditches print for pure digital <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1734388586books.png" alt="" /></div>Encyclopaedia Britannica announced this week that it would no longer offer a print version of its encyclopedia after 244 years in order to concentrate on its online editions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 14 Mar 2012 05:09:57 +0000 Review: Steve Jobs' official biography <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/steve jobs 062_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Walter Isaacson&#039;s hotly anticipated book has finally hit shelves. Although he authorised it, Steve Jobs never asked to read a word of his biography. Does it live up to the hype? Neowin takes a look. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:56:53 +0000 Frankfurt Book Fair: e-book readers gaining a foothold. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_latestnews.gif" alt="" /></div>The e-book is on the rise. Last week everyone who cares about books went to the Frankfurt book fair. Three devices in particular seemed the most interesting. Here are some impressions, including snippets from two... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Oct 2009 21:59:48 +0000 Google Book Search goes mobile <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2126469382google-books-logo.png" alt="" /></div>Google has launched a new version of its Book Search especially for mobile devices. The mobile service could act as a good competitor to products such as Amazon's Kindle and the Sony Reader, providing free... <a href="">Read more...</a> andy[at]neowin[dot]net (Andrew Fairbairn) Fri, 06 Feb 2009 22:16:49 +0000 Google and Random House Move Closer on Book Search <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Random House, the world's largest book publisher, is considering joining a book-search project run by search-engine giant Google, once considered an arch-enemy by the paper publishing industry. According to sources close to the matter, the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 14 Oct 2007 15:04:32 +0000 Big Ten Joins Google Book Project <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As part of Google Incorporated's book-scanning project , twelve major universities will digitize select collections in each of their libraries (up to 10 million volumes) with the goal to create a shared digital repository that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:50:40 +0000 Google Offers Book Search to Publishers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is making its controversial engine available to publishers interested in putting it on their Web sites. This is the first time Google's Book Search service has been available outside of its main site in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 04 Jun 2007 18:38:31 +0000 Google Book Search becomes more comprehensive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has upped the ante with an upgrade to Google Book Search that allows users to search digitized book results as well as records for millions of other books that still just exist in the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 17 May 2007 20:39:45 +0000 Google launches book search for China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has been working on the Chinese book search service since the middle of last year. On March 2, Google launched the latest addition to a trial Web site for testing a book search... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 06 Mar 2007 17:16:50 +0000 Microsoft To Release Book Search <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is releasing Live Search Books, its competitor to Google Book Search, in beta on Wednesday. The book search engine performs keyword searches for books that have been scanned as... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 06 Dec 2006 09:08:12 +0000 Google to Allow Free Book Downloads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Inc. on Wednesday plans to begin letting consumers download and print free of charge classic novels and many other, more obscure books that are in the public domain. Using Google's Book Search service, Web... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 30 Aug 2006 14:40:40 +0000 Google Print Renamed Google Book Search <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has renamed its Google Print service to Google Book Search, according to Jen Grant, a Product Marketing Manager in a post on the company's official blog. The Google Print URL ( now redirects... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 18 Nov 2005 18:20:00 +0000 MSN Search Announces MSN Book Search <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>MSN Search today announced its intention to launch MSN&reg; Book Search, which will support MSN Search's efforts to help people find exactly what they're looking for on the Web, including the content from books, academic... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 26 Oct 2005 09:43:23 +0000 Major Book Publishers Sue Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks oddcrap. Google Inc. on Wednesday was sued by a major publishing association for digitizing library books without the permissions of copyright holders, the second such suit filed against the search engine giant. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 22 Oct 2005 04:44:37 +0000 Yahoo Starts a Book Collection <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yahoo, in conjunction with several universities and two European archives, says it plans to make books available online beginning later this year in a move similar to Google's &quot;Google Print&quot; service. Collectively the group... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 03 Oct 2005 20:31:33 +0000 World's First Self-Playing Audio Book <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pick it up off the shelf, take it to the checkout and listen to it - is Playaway paving the future for audiobooks? The 6 ounces of technology that make up this... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 02 Jul 2005 05:54:41 +0000 Marvel-ous deal for Mforma: multiyear pact with comic book <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier today, Mforma and Marvel Enterprises announced the mobile entertainment industry's largest content licensing deal to date. The new strategic partnership between Mforma, a fast-growing mobile content creator based in Seattle, and Marvel, a multimedia... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Dec 2004 23:15:53 +0000 Masters Of Doom Book Coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Random House will publish a book in early May titled &quot;Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture&quot;. The book, written by David Kushner, will concentrate on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Mon, 24 Mar 2003 19:14:53 +0000 Halo in 2003 Guiness Book <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks DJ^TuRKiYe for the heads up in BPN. If you've had the opportunity to glance through the 2003 Guiness Book of World Records, you may have noticed on page 177, a large... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Wed, 01 Jan 2003 23:01:43 +0000 Neowin: He's got a little black book with his Poems in <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Well it's starting to look like we are reeping the benefits of a trouble-free server setup, the hosts Invision Power Services actually manage the server and do stuff when it doesn't do what it's supposed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 28 Nov 2002 12:18:22 +0000 The Book on Mitnick Is by Mitnick <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From &quot;....Mitnick's new book, The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, as a contributing factor in their decision. Both business and book are designed to help others defend against... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 10 Nov 2002 11:54:33 +0000