News tagged with writers

Engineer produces free Braille-writer app

Three years ago, Sohan Dharmaraja was a Stanford engineering doctoral candidate in search of his next project when he visited the Stanford Office of Accessible Education, which helps blind and visually challenged ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Software
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Providence theater experiments with 'tweet seats'

(AP)—Sarah Bertness slipped into her seat at a recent staging of the musical "Million Dollar Quartet" and, when the lights dimmed, started doing something that's long been taboo inside theaters: typing away at her iPhone.

dateJan 28, 2013 in Other
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Chinese writers say Apple is online book pirate

(AP) -- A group of prominent Chinese writers have demanded millions of dollars in compensation from technology giant Apple Inc. for allegedly selling unlicensed versions of their books in its online store, a lawyer said ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Business
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Breaking chemistry's bad rap

Breaking Bad, cable channel AMC's popular series chronicling the dark transformation of Walter White from suburban chemistry high school teacher to crystal meth master chef and criminal mastermind, makes chemistry entertaining ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Other
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Demand Media 1Q results ease worries about Google

(AP) -- Demand Media Inc. fared better than analysts anticipated in the first quarter, easing investor worries that Google Inc.'s recent changes to how it culls search results may have damaged the online content generator's ...

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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