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e-textbooks

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6 things we don't know about Apple's e-textbooks strategy

Apple's bold move into the ripe-for-change textbook market has introduced more questions than answers. Here's a look at some out biggest ones.

By January 19, 2012

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E-textbooks vs. Kindle DX: What will college kids pick?

Amazon's latest device, the Kindle DX, is being marketed with an emphasis on college textbooks. Is it worth the price, or are e-textbooks a better solution?

By May 8, 2009

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Early analysis of Amazon's Kindle DX: E-textbooks

Amazon has launched its new large-format Kindle DX. Here's a summary of its strengths and weaknesses as an electronic textbook reader.

By May 6, 2009

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Amazon's Whispercast expands to thousands of schools

The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.

By April 28, 2015

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Amazon courts Purdue students with on-campus delivery center

The e-commerce giant opens a staffed brick-and-mortar center that lets students pick up textbooks and other school supplies and drop off rented texts.

By February 3, 2015

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NASA: Those moon volcanoes kept on cranking

New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.

By October 13, 2014

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 2014

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Where you can buy digital textbooks

Say goodbye to heavy backpacks this school year and hello to digital textbooks. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best places to find great deals on digital books.

By August 15, 2014

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Best tablets for school

Tablets are quickly becoming a coveted school supply. They're handy for reading digital textbooks and lightweight enough to carry in a backpack. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the tablets best suited for students and their budgets.

By August 13, 2014

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'House' episode helps doctor diagnose rare cobalt poisoning

Yes, sometimes doctors use TV shows and Google in addition to textbooks and experience to sort out what's going on with their patients.

By February 7, 2014