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Australian textbook delivery, care of drones

A textbook rental start-up will deliver its packages to Sydney customers by drone starting next spring. From ordering to delivery, the entire process could take as little as two minutes.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Textbook seller Chegg prices IPO shares at $12.50

Kicking off trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the startup is going public with an offering price that values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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Amazon's got game (and textbook rentals)

Amazon's ever-growing empire now includes a game-development studio and rentable textbooks. Plus: the government's latest push for cell phone radiation warning labels.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Amazon's got game (and textbook rentals)

Amazon's ever-growing empire now includes a game-development studio and rentable textbooks. Plus: the government's latest push for cell phone radiation warning labels.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Apple revamps the textbook

At the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Apple introduced interactive textbooks in the iBooks store and the iBooks Author textbook-building tool. iTunes U also got a refresh as an app where students can get all curriculum information as well as alerts when there's a new homework assignment

By Jan. 19, 2012

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Textbook seller Chegg sets sights on the 'student graph'

The textbook site wants to be more like Facebook or LinkedIn for students, but with a focus on educational services and a social graph that connects students.

By Aug. 15, 2012

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Amazon goes for college crowd, launches rental textbook service

The textbook industry is under fresh attack, as Amazon.com starts letting customers rent paper text books.

By Aug. 6, 2012

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Apple hopes to 'reinvent the textbook' via iPad (photos)

Company unveils iBooks 2 for digital textbooks, iBooks Author for self-publishing, and an expansion of iTunes U for online courses.

8 Images By Jan. 19, 2012

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iBooks 2 was Steve Jobs' vision, textbook publisher says

Terry McGraw, CEO of textbook publisher McGraw-Hill, says Apple's new digital textbook offering was Jobs' idea.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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Textbook publishers heading to iPad

Major publishers sign deal with ScrollMotion to adapt their textbooks and study guides for Apple's iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

By Feb. 3, 2010