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e-book borrowing

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Can you borrow e-books at the library? Most don't know

A recent Pew Internet poll finds that 62 percent have no idea whether their local libraries lend e-books to patrons. Even if they do, of course, they're rarely easy to get.

By June 22, 2012

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Four matchmaking services for e-book borrowing and lending

It's like a buy-one-get-one-free deal: loan out an e-book you've purchased and you'll get a loan from someone else in return. These services pair you up with interested parties.

By February 8, 2012

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Amazon launches free e-book borrowing for Prime members

With an Amazon Prime membership, Kindle owners can now borrow certain e-books for free as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates.

By November 2, 2011

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Penguin halts libraries' e-book lending, citing security fears

Amid a surge in e-book sales, the publisher raises concerns over insecure book-lending distribution and pulls back on allowing digital-book borrowing.

By November 22, 2011

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Amazon Prime adds book borrowing

eBay speaks out against the latest Internet sales tax proposal, BlackBerry Messenger adds a music service, and Amazon sweetens the Kindle with free book-borrowing for Prime subscribers.

By November 3, 2011

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Amazon Prime adds book borrowing

eBay speaks out against the latest Internet sales tax proposal, BlackBerry Messenger adds a music service, and Amazon sweetens the Kindle with free book-borrowing for Prime subscribers.

By November 3, 2011

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The 404 939: Where we're in a reality distortion field (podcast)

Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg joins the cast today to talk about the joys of eating roadkill, borrowing e-books on Amazon, and pocket-sized USB audio amplifiers.

By November 3, 2011

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Worm tries to entice with 'lov ya' message

Borrowing a page from the "I love you" bug's book, Assiral tries to snow recipients with flattering words.

February 22, 2005

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Yahoo tests paid-programming waters

Borrowing a page from RealNetworks' book, the Web portal tries to get a read on how willing visitors are to support a subscription-based streaming-media service.

By March 18, 2002