Monday, January 23, 2012

ALA announces 2012 Youth Media Award winners

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audiobooks for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Dallas.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Copyright and the Right

The opposition to SOPA is not limited to the right in the United States. In Canada, Blogging Tories, which aggregates dozens of right-leaning blogs, went dark in support of the SOPA protest and the National Post was the only major Canadian paper to publish an editorial on the issue, concluding:...

Congress withdraws anti-piracy measures

U.S. lawmakers stopped anti-piracy legislation in its tracks on Friday, delivering a stunning win for Internet companies that staged an unprecedented online protest this week to kill the previously fast-moving bills. 

Apple elbows into textbook market

The world’s most valuable technology company announced Thursday a new version of its electronic book software, iBooks 2 for the iPad.