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Companies bet timing is right for electronic books

...the pages of science fiction, electronic books will land in the public's...excited about the new breed of electronic books, which he said is easier to...this fall. The creators of the electronic books are also close-mouthed. Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/26/tec_237115.shtml
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Electronic books on their way

...the pages of science fiction, electronic books will land in the public's...excited about the new breed of electronic books, which he said is easier to...this fall. The creators of the electronic books are also close-mouthed. Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/tec_237588.shtml
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Electronic books add features over paper

...SoftBook Press of Menlo Park, Calif., one of two electronic books due out this fall. As someone who has always enjoyed...device to more than $700. Loading the SoftBook with electronic books is easy. Plug it into the phone jack, press a button...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/12/tec_241712.shtml
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US sues to lower prices of e-book best-sellers

...best-seller readers who use electronic books have been getting ripped off...conspiracy that raised the price of electronic books. They said the scheme cost...consumers to buy one or more electronic books.The 15 states in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-04-11/us-sues-lower-prices-e-boo
Microsoft, Barnes & Noble to provide e-books

...and Barnes & Noble Inc. plan to develop and market electronic books using Microsoft's new "ClearType" technology...of browsing a bookstore and reading a few pages. Electronic books have met with little success in the consumer markets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/10/tec_278643.shtml
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Microsoft, Barnes & Noble to provide e-books

...and Barnes & Noble Inc. plan to develop and market electronic books using Microsoft's new "ClearType" technology...of browsing a bookstore and reading a few pages. Electronic books have met with little success in the consumer markets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/tec_277168.shtml
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Business news

...major book publishers to gang up Amazon.com in a price-fixing conspiracy that caused consumers to pay more for electronic books.The Cupertino, Calif., company vowed to appeal the decision, extending a legal odyssey that could wind up in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-10/business-news
Heavy, ill-worn backpacks can hurt children

...that's hard to find a real good solution to."Tutt hopes that technology initiatives to equip more students with electronic books or tablets will make backpacks lighter for students.Vernon Rogers is one of the many parents that chose backpacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-30/heavy-ill-worn-backpacks-
Kindle vs. book: Which comes out on top?

...invention. In November 2007, Amazon released the Kindle, a platform that allowed readers to buy, download and read electronic books, blogs, newspapers and magazines. The Augusta Chronicle was loaned a test unit of Amazon Kindle 2, which was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/07/liv_526620.shtml
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Sony's Reader uses e-ink for e-books

...Video has YouTube. Books have, well, Amazon.com, where you can buy them printed on paper. Sure, there are electronic books available for download at Amazon and elsewhere, but they haven't really caught on. Sony Corp. is now tackling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/02/liv_98348.shtml
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