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 using a digital textbook you're able to save a few trees, take notes inside, and lighten your backpack.
Back to school seasons means expensive books are on the horizon. But you don't have to break the bank just because a professor picks the most expensive book available. Shop around.
The venture capitalist also has harsh words for the Obama administration, accusing the White House of "letting the American tech industry out to dry."
The company is also broadening the reach of its iTunes U Course Manager, which helps teachers design and distribute their own customized courses.
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.
Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.
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.
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.
Online-textbook company has a new program that can match a student's assigned textbook with Boundless' "open" version. It's also offering new paid study tools.