News tagged with reading devices

British children's on-screen reading overtakes books

For the first time, British children are reading more on computers and other electronic devices than they are reading books, magazines, newspapers and comics, according to a study of nearly 35,000 youngsters ...

dateMay 16, 2013 in Other
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Credit card fraudsters quickly exposed

Most people feel safe from fraudsters if their credit card is safely tucked away in their wallet. But they shouldn't: in most cases, thieves only need card numbers and information. A new software can provide ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Software
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Despite slow start, ebooks gain ground in Europe

Electronic books, which have sparked excited chatter for several years in the publishing world, are now gaining momentum among European readers, despite a late start compared to the US, industry insiders ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Business
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The future of airport passport control

Digital security specialists, major European electronics makers, and experts in biometrics worked together to make passport control at airports faster. The technology also could have broader applications on the way our identity ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Other
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For child readers, 'once more with feeling'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rupal Patel, an associate professor of speech-language pathology and audiology at Northeastern, is developing innovative reading software that helps youngsters learn to read aloud with more ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Social Sciences
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