The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader will go on sale in the UK on October 25.
The lending of ebooks by libraries will be subject to a government review, culture secretary Ed Vaisey has announced.
Google has come under fire from numerous detractors for its Google Books mass book digitisation programme.
Computer scientists in Taiwan have devised a neural network program that can successfully classify a computerised music file based on its beat and tempo.
Princeton's Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the Princeton University Library are working with Amazon.com Inc. in a pilot project to study if using an electronic reader can reduce the use of paper at Princeton while preserving the benefits of the traditional classroom experience.
Following the recent debate and legal furore over Google's plans to scan millions of the world's books, little has been know to date about how the company has actually been planning to DO the scanning. Until now.
The BBC will be tape-free by 2012, according to its Director of Future Media and Technology Erik Huggers – with the corporation using off-the-shelf kit as it moves to a wholly digital library.
Software designed by the University of Liverpool which automatically shuts down computer systems after usage, is saving large organisations up to £13,000 in electricity costs each month.