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Online resources for the aspiring novelist

If you're looking to get your novel published, or you just need some moral support as you write it, these resources will help you out.

By August 13, 2009

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Google Glass on sale outside US for the first time

Google's high-tech specs cross the pond and bring with them new apps from The Guardian, Goal.com and Zombies, Run!

By June 23, 2014

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To fight world panic, Google doodles Douglas Adams

The author of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and three episodes of "Dr. Who" would have been 61 years old today.

By March 11, 2013

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Twitter 'report abuse' button now live on all platforms

The social network makes reporting abusive tweets far easier after a UK activist was harassed and threatened with rape by angry users.

By August 28, 2013

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Ray Dolby, sound pioneer and Dolby Laboratories founder, dies

The man responsible for groundbreaking work in noise reduction and inventing surround sound has passed away at age 80.

By September 12, 2013

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To find lost jungle graves, beware of unexploded WWII bombs

The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.

By April 20, 2014

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Who knew? 72-year-old census data proves irresistible

A data dump from the 1940 census reveals life in the Great Depression and the New Deal era -- and draws huge digital crowds that overwhelm servers.

By April 2, 2012

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Twitter updates its rules for users after uproar over rape, bomb threats

The company modifies its rules and says it will add more staff to vet flagged tweets, after an outcry in Britain over tweeted rape and bomb threats to female journalists and a member of Parliament.

By August 3, 2013

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Twitter to simplify the reporting of abusive tweets, after outcry over rape threats

Following outrage in the U.K. over tweets containing threats of rape, the company says a feature designed to make it easier to report abusive tweets when using Twitter on the iPhone will be coming to other platforms.

By July 27, 2013

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Salman Rushdie defeats Facebook banishment

Novelist runs afoul of Facebook name police who temporarily deactivate Rushdie for breaching its real-name policy.

By November 14, 2011