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Google enters the e-book arena

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Google is preparing the shake-up the online book world, having announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair that it plans to infiltrate online book stores in the first half of 2010. The new service will be...

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All My Books v1.7

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Bolide Software announced today a new release of All My Books . All My Books is a book collection software suitable for all kind of books - usual printed ones as well as modern...

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Del Ray the Sci-Fi and Fantasy book publisher is teaming up with Bethesda Softworks to release two novels that are new original stories based off The Elder Scrolls video games. The first of the two...

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All My Books v1.5

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Bolide Software announced today a new version of their book inventory progam. The key features of All My Books are: Fast downloading of book related information from internet book databases, including plot synopsis,...

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PS3 network enters record books

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Guinness World Records has recognised folding@home, a project that harnesses the spare processing power of Sony's PlayStation 3 to help understand the cause of diseases, as the world's most powerful distributed computing network. Nearly 700,000...

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Of all of the proposals aimed at improving America's failing schools, there's one idea kids will really like: more video games and fewer books. Some educators argue that children would get more excited about school...

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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded a $2 million grant to the world's largest library for a program to digitize thousands of works (set to begin within a few months) with a major focus on...

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Google mashes up Books and Maps

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Google Inc. has started integrating its popular mapping service with its controversial books search engine. When searching for a specific novel, users can now use a section called "Places mentioned in this book" that offers...

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