Guinness record: World's thinnest glass is just two atoms thick
(Phys.org) —At just a molecule thick, it's a new record: The world's thinnest sheet of glass, a serendipitous discovery by scientists at Cornell and Germany's University of Ulm, is recorded for posterity ...
Rethink book as computer interface, says designer (w/ Video)
Kaspersky Lab nails 'Find and Call' trojan bearing phone-book service
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
Google prevails in long-running book digitization case (Update)
A US judge Thursday threw out a long-running challenge to Google's massive book-scanning project in a decision that could transform copyright law in the digital age.
Bending world's thinnest glass shows atoms' dance for first time (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Watch what happens when you bend and break the world's thinnest glass. This glass, discovered by Cornell University researchers and their international team of collaborators, was recently featured ...
Duel over Apple's punishment for e-book price-fixing
US antitrust attorneys defended their push to restrict Apple in the e-books market as hearings opened Friday on how to punish the the tech giant found guilty of price-fixing.
Apple guilty in e-book conspiracy case, vows appeal (Update)
A US judge ruled Wednesday that Apple violated antitrust law in a price-fixing case, saying the company "conspired to restrain trade" with publishers to boost the price of e-books.
FAA moving toward easing electronic device use
The U.S. government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during taxiing, takeoffs and landings.
App to protect private data on iOS devices finds almost half of other apps access private data
Almost half of the mobile apps running on Apple's iOS operating system access the unique identifier of the devices where they're downloaded, computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, ...
Apple clashes with Amazon in e-book case
Apple attorneys in the US antitrust case on e-books went on the offensive, attacking the credibility of government witnesses and seeking to debunk key elements of the government's case.
US says Apple led 'deliberate' scheme on ebooks (Update 2)
A US government lawyer accused Apple Monday of concocting a deliberate scheme to fix prices of electronic books as the antitrust trial against the tech giant got underway.
Adamant Apple in court to fight ebook conspiracy
Apple goes on the defensive Monday with the start of a trial in which US officials allege the company was the "ringmaster" of a conspiracy to raise prices of electronic books.
Measuring materialism in children's books
(Phys.org) —Rachel Franz has read more than her share of books to young children growing up next to a daycare center, babysitting neighborhood children and working as a nanny. It didn't take long for the ...