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Netflix loads up on kids shows yet again with Scholastic deal

New episodes based on "The Magic School Bus" and other books from the children's publishing company come to Netflix as it continues to bulk up content for the next generation of subscribers.

By August 15, 2013


Rise of the Tomb Raider: Is Lara struggling with her sanity?

Director Brian Horton and franchise creative director Noah Hughes delve into Lara Croft's headspace at the start of her latest adventure.

By October 11, 2015


TuneIn takes the ads out of your on-the-go real radio

The Internet's main spot for AM/FM radio adds an $8 subscription that swaps commercials out of 600 stations, while also opening up a library of audiobooks (including "Harry Potter") and streaming every Major League Baseball game.

By August 25, 2015


Magical images from the illustrated 'Harry Potter' books appear

The first of seven fully illustrated versions of the "Harry Potter" heptalogy is set for release in October. Here's our first look at some of UK artist Jim Kay's incredible illustrations.

By January 13, 2015


'Hunger Games' audiobook bundle aims to help feed the hungry

Name your own price for this Scholastic audio collection, which also includes "Goosebumps," "The 39 Clues" and more.

By November 19, 2014


Microsoft said to be nearing $2B-plus deal for Minecraft maker

The deal would boost Microsoft's Xbox game division and be the first billion-dollar-plus deal under new CEO Satya Nadella, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By September 9, 2014


Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014


Free Comic Book Day: Like comic books? Like free things?

Comic book fans can pick up their favorite titles or read something new from 60 different comics, including Rocket Raccoon, Mouse Guard, Archie, and more, available on May 3.

By April 29, 2014


Star Wars Reads Day: Books? A Jedi craves these things

Jedi, stormtroopers, Jawas, Ewoks, and book lovers alike will grab their favorite books and gather for the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, to be held in October.

By April 7, 2014


Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By March 6, 2014