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Scholastic

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Netflix loads up on kids shows yet again with Scholastic deal

New episodes based on "The Magic School Bus" and other books from the children's publishing company come to Netflix as it continues to bulk up content for the next generation of subscribers.

By August 15, 2013

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Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By March 6, 2014

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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Free Comic Book Day: Like comic books? Like free things?

Comic book fans can pick up their favorite titles or read something new from 60 different comics, including Rocket Raccoon, Mouse Guard, Archie, and more, available on May 3.

By April 29, 2014

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Star Wars Reads Day: Books? A Jedi craves these things

Jedi, stormtroopers, Jawas, Ewoks, and book lovers alike will grab their favorite books and gather for the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, to be held in October.

By April 7, 2014

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Google doodle honors birthday of biophysicist Rosalind Franklin

British X-ray crystallographer made great strides in our understanding of the molecular makeup of DNA and RNA but missed out on Nobel Prize.

By July 24, 2013

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Log in to Facebook to go shopping

The social network tests new ways to speed up mobile purchases, Ubi puts a touch screen on any surface, and the zombies return in Plants vs. Zombies 2.

By August 15, 2013

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Install multiple apps with ease with Get Mac Apps

Speed the installation process on a Mac with this free and easy Web app.

By June 7, 2013

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iTunes U hits 1 billion downloads

More than 60 percent of app downloads from iTunes U come from outside the United States, and the educational content can be accessed in 155 countries.

By February 28, 2013

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Controversy surrounds 'Bristlebots' book

Inventors say they created the "bristelebot"--a combo of a robot and a toothbrush--in 2007, before a book on same subject was done, but publisher says book was already in works then.

By February 20, 2009