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  • Google gives Gmail users more control over inboxes

    Google Inc. is addressing one of the biggest complaints about its free e-mail service by giving people more control over how their inboxes are organized.

  • News startup Ongo gets $12M from publishers

    Some of the country's most prominent newspaper companies are investing in a Silicon Valley online news venture called Ongo Inc., but are offering few details about the company.

  • Survey: Children like e-books, parents not so much

    Children are ready to try e-books, with some thinking that a bigger selection of electronic texts would make reading for fun even more fun, according to a new study. But a solid majority of parents aren't planning to join the digital revolution.

  • Hillard Goodspeed walks by rows of books as he uses an ipod application called  "shake it",  to find reading suggestions at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

    Libraries are tweeting, texting and launching smart-phone apps as they try to keep up with the biblio-techs _ a computer-savvy class of people who consider card catalogs as vintage as typewriters. And they seem to be pulling it off.

  • Hulu Plus to play on Roku, TiVo set-top boxes

    Hulu Plus, the $10-per-month online TV subscription service, will soon be available for users of Roku Inc. set-top boxes and Tivo Inc. subscribers who purchase its newest Premiere digital video recorders.

  • IMDb turns 20 with a refreshed, video-full website, the website you go to in order to find out who acted in what film, no matter how obscure, turns 20 next month. In addition to its extensive and unmatched database, the site was overhauled this week to emphasize video clips and help fans find what they'd like to see next.

  • Review: 'Social Network' epic and intimate at once

    Checking into Facebook sporadically while writing my review of "The Social Network," I notice my hairstylist commenting on how freakishly hot it's been in Los Angeles, an old friend announcing she's flying back to Dallas from a business trip in New Jersey and a sports colleague posting a photo of himself while on assignment in Wales covering the Ryder Cup.

  • AOL to buy tech blog TechCrunch

    AOL Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy technology blog TechCrunch and its sister sites for an undisclosed amount in a bid to expand its news production.

  • Mark Kellner

    KELLNER: Print vs. digital is 'paper or plastic' of publishing

    There are two ways to buy an issue of National Review magazine: You can subscribe to the print edition, or to the digital edition. But buying print no longer gets you the digital version, as I learned last week.

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