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Battery invention could lead to new phone designs


August 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korean scientists have developed a battery that can be bent and twisted, giving the possibility that future phones could be flexible and hold more capacity, ... Read more...

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Is Emma Watson going to star in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’?


August 1st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a lot of speculation whether Emma Watson will feature in the movie adaptation of the novel famously known as ‘Fifty shades of grey’. If ... Read more...

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Employment News to be available as e-paper, SMS alerts


July 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Soon, the government's platform on job vacancies and training programmes would see a makeover with the weekly Employment News published by the information and broadcasting ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Online reading increasing among Chinese


April 24th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) While indicating a declining reading rate of newspapers and magazines, a survey in China has found only half of the Chinese read a little and only ... Read more...

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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book ... Read more...

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Chinese writers target App Store


March 20th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Chinese writers are targeting Apple's App Store, saying it is infringing on their copyrights by offering pirated e-book versions of their work.A senior official of the ... Read more...

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Deepak Chopra’s ‘Kama Sutra’ launched in digital format


February 19th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) New Age guru Deepak Chopra's "Kama Sutra and the Seven Spiritual Laws of Love," a lavishly illustrated book, is now available across a number of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Squatter Kenneth Robinson vacates his $16 home


February 7th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Flower Mound, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Squatter Kenneth Robinson’s luck ran out on Monday when he had to vacate his upscale house which was worth more than $300,000. The history is that ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Amazon planning an e-book rental service


September 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon is reportedly considering coming out with an e-book rental service. The report claims that the service will be offered in similar fashion to Netflix’s media renting ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Delhi Book Fair to focus on travel, children


August 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi Book Fair 2011, beginning at the Pragati Maidan here Aug 27, will have travel and tourism as its theme, with a special focus ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ferguson’s 9/11 kids book rejected


July 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Ferguson’s children’s book about 9/11 has been dropped by the publishing house because of fears the book might be offensive to Americans. The book which is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Britons spend 12 hours staring at electronic screens


May 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Britons spend almost 12 hours every day staring at an electronic screen, including that of a computer, television or mobile phone, says a new study.Five hours ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kindle outsells print versions of books


May 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Sales of digital e-books have outstripped real books for the first time, according to Amazon. Four years after the launch of electronic novels, the firm announced ... Read more...

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Majority of Chinese dumping print medium for digital reading


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): A majority of Chinese people are turning to digital reading as compared to printed books or magazines, according to the Eighth National Reading Survey.The survey conducted by Chinese ... Read more...

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e-book boom in China: Survey


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese people between the ages of 18 and 70 read 613 million electronic books in 2010, according to a survey.The survey conducted by the Chinese Academy ... Read more...

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Unesco meet to discuss developments in publishing sector


April 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Unesco will hold its second World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries (FOCUS 2011) from June 6-8 in the Italian city of Monza, it was announced ... Read more...

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Looking for books? Try online


March 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) If you can't find a particular book at your favourite bookshop, join the growing league of net savvy Indians who buy their reading stuff on ... Read more...

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E-books on the rise with sales of digital books growing 18-fold in 2010


March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The sale of e-books is on the rise, with Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter books, saying its digital book sales grew 18-fold in 2010.Now e-books account ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sherlock Holmes book goes digital on iPhone, iPad


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes is back in the digital form, thanks to a French company, which has created a 'Byook' application for the iPhone and iPad, an ebook hybrid mixing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazon Kindle e-book downloads surpass paperback books in US


January 29th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Amazon has claimed that it has sold more e-books for its Kindle device in the United States as compared to paperback books in the last three months of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why using e-book makes your memory dull


January 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Readers using e-books are less likely to absorb what they have read because of the simple presentation. For instance, Amazon's Kindle and the Sony Reader display text in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google to launch its Google Editions e-reader service in US this year


December 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): The launch of Google Editions, the search giant's foray into the world of e-book retailing, is expected to take place in the United States by the end of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bush’s new book ‘Decision Points’ sells like hotcakes


November 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Former US President, George W. Bush's new book, 'Decision Points', seems to have become a big hit.According to sources, Crown Publishers, an imprint of Random House, has said ... Read more...

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‘Treasure Island’ Audiobook Released On Eve Of Robert Louis Stevenson’s 160th Birthday


November 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The celebrated Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson is remembered best for his adventure tales like 'Treasure Island.' Yesterday was the 160th birthday of the famous novelist. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Author confident e-book ‘Paedophile’s Guide’ will be back on Amazon


November 12th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The author of e-book 'The Paedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure' has said that he is confident online retail giant Amazon will sell his book once again after ... Read more...

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NYT to come out with a best seller list for e-books


November 12th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a strong sign that e-books are now having more share of book selling market, New York Times has announced that it will come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Technology Industry News |

NYT to Start e-book Best Seller List


November 12th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Times has announced on Wednesday that in acknowledgement of the huge growing sales of e-books and such, they are going to begin publication of a ... Read more...

Posted in Books, World News |

Fury over Amazon sale of e-book ‘Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’


November 11th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Consumers have called for online retail giant Amazon to be boycotted for selling an e-book entitled 'The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure'.According to product details on ... Read more...

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Galaxy Tab Price Unveiled By Verizon


October 21st, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long wait Verizon has unveiled the pricing for the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab the so called challenger to Apple iPad. The base price ... Read more...

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E-book industry booms in China


October 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) The e-book industry in China is booming and is now the second biggest in the world after the US industry.In 2009, the number of e-books sold in China ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amazon Kindle’s e-books are more expensive than their hardcover editions


October 5th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Book lovers – beware! If you thought that e-books are the way of the future, then there is a serious issue, which needs to be looked into and that too very carefully.And ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Technology Industry News |

Digital textbooks and e-readers all set to revolutionize education


September 17th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the world constantly moving on to the tech world, the need to change many things has come up.Book companies and publishers are turning most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

AKAI enters the mobile handset market, launches 10 handsets


September 7th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep7 (IANS) Japanese consumer electronics brand AKAI Tuesday entered the mobile handset segment, launching 10 models in the dual SIM category. Targeted at the youth, the handsets have been ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

E-books outsell hardbacks on Amazon


July 21st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Amazon, the online retailer and owner of the Kindle e-reader, has announced that digital books have been consistently outselling hardback books for the last three months in the ... Read more...

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