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  • Penguin Random House merger approvedPenguin Random House merger approved
    The proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission. Brussels said the merged business - which will be the world's largest book publisher - would not raise competition concerns, because it will "face several strong competitors". More
  • Golden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll systemGolden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll system
    Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge experienced something new on Wednesday - no human toll collectors. The workers were removed in favor of cheaper and faster electronic transponders, and a camera system that photographs every license plate that comes through, mailing an invoice to each motorist who doesn't prepay. More
  • 100 Mil Read Digital Bible100 Mil Read Digital Bible
    The Bible might be ancient, but that doesn't mean it has to be old fashioned. A free, digital platform has launched the Christian text into the 21st century. The Digital Bible Platform is a free service that allows users access to digital recordings of the Bible in hundreds of languages. More
  • Dan Brown's 'Inferno' is already burning
    There's no mystery about what the biggest book of the summer will be: Dan Brown's "Inferno" is coming out on May 14, and his publisher won't let you forget it. Today is the 10th anniversary of Brown's phenomenal blockbuster, "The Da Vinci Code." Doubleday is celebrating by giving away free e-copies of the 2003 novel that launched him into publishing history. More
  • Revolution in the Resale of Digital Books and MusicRevolution in the Resale of Digital Books and Music
    The paperback of “Fifty Shades of Grey” is exactly like the digital version except for this: If you hate the paperback, you can give it away or resell it. If you hate the e-book, you’re stuck with it. More
  • Trey Songz Scores Second No. 1 Album With 'Trigga' - Hollywood Reporter
    ArtsBeat: Trey Songz Is No. 1; Slow Sales for Thicke - Ellis County Press
    07/9/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • on auction block, proceeds go to former Mt. Gox ... - ZDNet
    ... in Japan and was also granted Chapter 15 ... Opening bids will begin at $185,000. Aron Meystedt ... domain names including, ...
    07/9/2014 - 6:32 am | View Link
  • How to develop depth of character in your writing so the media ... -
    This could be your opening chapter. ... Read it in 90 seconds aloud to a digital recorder. Play it back. How smooth does it sound to your ears?
    07/9/2014 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases June ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases June ... - TMC Net
    07/8/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • J.K. Rowling pens a new 'Harry Potter' story and 'Potter' theme park ... - Christian Science Monitor
    Wait time for new Harry Potter ride: 450 minutes - Associated Press
    07/8/2014 - 5:35 am | View Link
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  • Gods Will Be Watching review (PC): Forsaken by heaven
    In the opening chapter, you find yourself in a hostage situation and have to manage your turns between fending off riot police, hacking a security system, and using a mix of threatening and comforting your hostages so that they don't rebel or try to escape.
    07/24/2014 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Movie Tavern Northshore (Photo: Business Wire)
    To display its dedication to the Northshore community, ahead of the opening, Movie Tavern will present a special donation to the Southeast Louisiana chapter of the American Red Cross during a private ribbon-cutting ceremony. “We are thrilled to bring the ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:52 am | View Link
  • Mark Waid, Barry Kitson's Empire volume two first chapter goes free
    Thrillbent has made the first chapter of Empire Volume Two free to read. The digital platform has released the opening chapter that marks Mark Waid and Barry Kitson's return to their creator-owned property. The series returned as part of Thrillbent's newly ...
    06/11/2014 - 11:48 pm | View Link
  • Thornton Couple Begins New Chapter with Dickey's Barbecue Pit
    To celebrate, the new Dickey's Barbecue in Thornton is hosting a three-day grand opening celebration. "We were both looking to start a new chapter and we decided to fulfill our dream of owning our own restaurant," said first time franchise owner Ingrid ...
    05/30/2014 - 5:09 am | View Link
  • Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse, Part 2 review (PC)
    The return of Broken Sword with The Serpent's Curse marked a nostalgic yet flawed return for intrepid adventurers George Stobbart and Nico Collard. The game's opening chapter was clearly a labor of love for British developer Revolution Software ...
    05/6/2014 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.
    07/29/2014 - 7:51 pm | View Website
  • Digital Domain 3.0
    Digital Domain has been creating innovative visuals for 20 years -- for more than 100 movies and hundreds of commercials and videogame productions.
    07/29/2014 - 12:27 pm | View Website
  • X-Men: First Class (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray ...
    Find X-Men: First Class (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray] at Movies & TV, home of thousands of titles on DVD and Blu-ray.
    07/29/2014 - 7:12 am | View Website
  • Variety
    The show-business daily. Offers headlines, statistics, and reviews, as well as columnists Army Archerd, Michael Fleming, and editor Peter Bart.
    07/29/2014 - 4:56 am | View Website
  • Polaroid Corporation
    1 Polaroid's growth under its founder; 2 Bankruptcy and the "new" Polaroid Corporation. 2.1 "Chapter 11" controversy; 2.2 Use of Polaroid brand following bankruptcy
    07/28/2014 - 9:04 pm | View Website
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