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Microsoft's Live Search scraps book digitization project

According to company blog, book search efforts are being disbanded and existing book search results will show up in regular searches rather than a separate section.

By May. 23, 2008


Amazon enters book digitization jungle with rare-book project

Retailer's BookSurge division to partner with libraries and giving them a cut of the revenue generated from selling reproductions of rare books.

By Jun. 21, 2007


MedicalKeyring: Your medical data on a fingerprint thumbdrive

This keyring, billed as having the world's smallest biometric fingerprint reader, shows your emergency medical info at the touch of a button.

By Aug. 27, 2013


Microsoft will hire a CEO with his head in the cloud

The most likely candidate is current Microsoft cloud head Satya Nadella. His job will be to further the plans already put in place by his predecessor.

By Dec. 16, 2013


Smithsonian turns to 3D to bring collection to the world

A new effort under way at the world's largest museum and research institution could eventually mean more of its 137 million objects will be publicly available, even if just via 3D digital models.

By Feb. 24, 2012


Evernote redesigns Android app, adds photo and search features

The Android version of the note-taking app gets a crisp new look in its 5.0 update.

By Mar. 25, 2013


Spotify sets mobile music free. What took so long?

analysis Even for the music labels' darling, giving listeners their streaming preference -- mobile and free -- took Spotify a long time. Blame the slow healing of the music industry and the morass of music licensing.

By Dec. 12, 2013


Hardware ahoy: Adobe to sell its Mighty digital pen in 2014

The software company will become a hardware company, too, with its digital pen for iPads in the first half of 2014. The "Napoleon" digital ruler will ship, too, but Adobe didn't say when.

By Sep. 17, 2013


Isaac Newton's notebooks open digital doors

The University of Cambridge has digitized a portion of Isaac Newton's papers, letting anyone see the mathematics and experiments of the famed scientist.

By Dec. 12, 2011


Judge delays Google e-book trial

Appellate court judge rules a trial can wait until the parties resolve whether plaintiffs can sue as a class.

By Sep. 17, 2012