Amazon’s Kindle Fire’s cloud-based web browser, Silk, is already raising questions from security experts.
Why do books get banned from schools and libraries? Even readers who disagree with the practice of banning can comprehend that books heavy on sex and/or violence can polarize decision-makers when it comes to young readers. But there are other books – titles like "Where's Waldo?" or "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" – whose presence on a banned book list seems completely mysterious. The following 20 books seem innocent to many, but they have nonetheless raised reader objections at one time or another.
The American Library Association urges users to read from banned or challenged books on YouTube.
Seven rarely seen Seuss stories published in the 1950s were released yesterday in both book and digital form.
Kindle Fire: Amazon's much-anticipated tablet device – the $199 Kindle Fire – will be a formidable competitor in the tablet wars.
Taye Diggs' book "Chocolate Me!" encourage kids to be comfortable with their own appearance.
In all likelihood, Amazon’s hotly anticipated press conference scheduled for Sept. 28 in New York will introduce its latest weapon in the tablet wars: the Amazon Kindle tablet. The new entrant in the tablet world promises to shake up the industry and threaten Apple iPad’s dominance. Rumors have been circulating for months about the Amazon Kindle tablet. Here’s what sleuthing techies have discovered so far:
"It Happened On the Way to War" tells how college student Rye Barcott founded Kenya-based nonprofit Carolina for Kibera for $26.
The text on the ancient scrolls, which are kept in a vault in Jerusalem, is still being studied by scholars.
In honor of Banned Books Week, a county that made headlines for banning books held a mock school board meeting to demonstrate both sides of the debate.
The 1982 children's novel will be adapted by "E.T." screenwriter Melissa Mathison.
Amazon is offering no details, but a Wednesday press conference could finally confirm the existence of a Kindle tablet device.