• author August 12, 2019 12:39 am

    J.D. Salinger's Books Are Finally Going Digital

    You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be made available as e-books Tuesday, marking the first time that the entirety of his published work will be available in digital format. His son, Matt...

  • DC April 6, 2019 11:50 am

    DC Library Wants to Add More Local, Self-Published Authors' E-Books to Their Collection

    The D.C. Public Library is looking to add books written and self-published by local authors to their online collection.

  • Facebook September 18, 2018 3:18 pm

    Apple, Google Roll Out New Screen Time Controls for Adults and Kids

    Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on your phone — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don’t lie. Their new tools for managing screen time will let you see how often you picked up the phone after bedtime or how long you’re on Instagram at work (shame on you). Apple’s tools...

  • PRESIDENT March 19, 2018 1:47 pm

    ‘Fire and Fury' Sales Exceed 1.7 Million

    Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” is well on its way to becoming one of the fastest selling nonfiction books in recent years. “Fire and Fury” has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-books and audio, publisher Henry Holt & Co. told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Published less than three weeks ago, Wolff’s tell-all...

  • Google March 29, 2017 2:54 pm

    Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

    A major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. This “Creators Update” also aims to make future updates less disruptive. There’s no set schedule, devices that came with Windows 10 installed will likely get the update first. That...

  • NEW YORK March 20, 2017 11:19 am

    Meet Julia: Muppet With Autism to Be Part of ‘Sesame Street' Gang Next Month

    Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes — and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia is one of the gang.

  • China February 10, 2017 3:24 pm

    How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

    The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn’t a practical mobile device for many people — mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can’t find a Wi-Fi connection. Yet Chromebooks have defied expectations and made major inroads in an unexpected environment — U.S. schools. In retrospect, that shouldn’t be too surprising. Chromebooks are cheap and...

  • author August 18, 2016 10:53 am

    J.K Rowling's New E-Books Reveal Hogwarts Secrets

    J.K. Rowling has so much more to say about Hogwarts.The “Harry Potter” author has completed a series of short digital works, Pottermore Presents, centered on the school where Potter and friends honed their magic.

  • disney May 4, 2015 12:18 pm

    “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Memorabilia to Hit Stores on Sept. 4

    “Star Wars” fans will finally be able to get their hands on merchandise tied to the upcoming film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at a global event on Sept. 4, Walt Disney Company announced.

  • White House April 30, 2015 6:31 pm

    Obama: Publishers to Provide $250M in Free E-Books to Low-Income Students

    President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students.

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