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Charles Dickens celebrated by Google to promote free ebooks

Charles Dickens is celebrated by Google today to promote free ebooks.

By Feb. 7, 2012

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What the Dickens? Google uses doodle to (ultimately) sell books

Google is celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with a doodle. But the doodle also seems to be trying to get you to use Google Books. Another example of Google's new commercialism?

By Feb. 7, 2012

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A camera right out of Dickens

'Kodak 1881' has a Victorian look

By Apr. 20, 2007

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Google combines doodles for New Year's Eve mega doodle

A New Year's Eve mega doodle combines the best of Google's doodles from the last 12 months. How many can you spot?

By Dec. 30, 2012

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Microsoft calls Google 'Scroogle'

In an outburst of Christmas spirit, Redmond creates a shopping Web site that paints Google -- and its search results -- in a very unfestive light.

By Nov. 28, 2012

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How piracy built the U.S. publishing industry

Americans were once enthusiastic pirates. The company that eventually became HarperCollins made a fortune pirating the work of Charles Dickens and other British authors.

By Feb. 27, 2012

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Om Nom returns in Cut the Rope: Experiments

Everybody's favorite candy-munching green monster is back with 75 new levels of rope-cutting goodness. Alas, it's iOS-only for the time being.

By Aug. 4, 2011

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Amazon delves into book subscriptions with Kindle Serials

Amazon is trying to bring back the once-popular subscription-based book model, offering Kindle owners a way to subscribe to serialized novels.

By Sep. 6, 2012

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Microsoft's latest iOS app: Kinectimals

This supercute Xbox port should prove very entertaining to young kids. But here's hoping Halo is next in line for the iOS treatment.

By Dec. 16, 2011

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Turing to be new face of the tenner?

An e-petition has been launched to make the father of modern computer science, Alan Turing, the new face of the £10 note.

By Mar. 23, 2012