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Interview: Student Gives Mixed Reviews on iPads in the Classroom

By Theodore Joseph Wang is a freshman at Friends Seminary, a private, New York City high school which supplies many of its students with iPads for academic use. Joseph says they mainly use the iPad for note-taking, since most of the textbooks used by the school are not available electronically. “So far, we have one […]

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Slideshow: Some Readers Still Prefer Traditional Books

By Alma, Megan & Tayun People of all ages enjoy traditional books. This slideshow has images of people relaxing while enjoying reading traditional books and newspapers both in the park and in the library.

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Snapshot: Consumers Enjoy Reading of All Kinds

By Maliha, Domenique, & Leslie People of all age groups enjoy reading every day, even if they choose different ways to read. Some read traditional books in the park, while others use e-readers in the library. What do you use to read a book?

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Microsoft Invests in Barnes & Noble

By Tayun & Alma When Microsoft invested $600 million in Barnes & Noble’s lagging book industry, the move was very strategic. According to The Wall Street Journal, Barnes and Noble is now working on a Nook reading app for Windows 8, which is made by Microsoft.  This will allow consumers to download reading material onto their […]

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