A digital John Hancock from David Beckham

Oct 30, 2013
David Beckham has partnered with Facebook to offer a digital autograph of his new book to fans who register for the "signing."
David Beckham signs for young fans during his visit Hangzhou Huanglong Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Hangzhou, China. Now you can get Beckham's signature on Facebook.
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Sendak passes away, his legacy of books goes on

May 8, 2012
Children’s books -- the real books -- are selling well and defying the trend toward e-books. Author Maurice Sendak would be pleased.

Microsoft invests in Nook

Apr 30, 2012
Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.

Apple, five publishers sued over e-book pricing

Apr 11, 2012
Federal and state prosecutors alleged Apple and five big publishers conspired to raise e-book prices to wage battle against Amazon.

Is automated publishing the future?

Mar 20, 2012
Real books and bookstores are becoming a thing of the past. Does new technology mean authors are next to go?

FAA to reconsider e-book policy

Mar 19, 2012
Currently e-books are banned from planes during taxi, take-off and landing. But as New York Times reporter Nick Bilton discovered, the FAA has recently decided to take a "fresh look" at its digital reader policy.

Justice Department to sue e-book publishers, Apple

Mar 9, 2012
The Department of Justice is reportedly ready to sue over anti-competitive practices in the electronic book business.

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Are classrooms prepared for e-textbooks?

Jan 19, 2012
Apple is expected to announce its entry into the world of e-textbooks. But how have digital textbooks fared in the classroom so far?

Counting the costs of a digital classroom

Jan 19, 2012
While e-book technology can streamline education, struggling school districts could fall behind the digital divide -- as one former teacher discusses.