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Monday, February 28, 2011

U.S. digital project signals the rise of versatile e-textbooks

Michael Geist, Toronto Star, February 27, 2011 
"The technology community is fond of referring to announcements that fundamentally alter a sector or service as a “game changer.” Examples include the debut of the Apple iTunes store in 2003, which demonstrated how a digital music service that responds to consumer demands was possible, and Google's Gmail, which upended web-based email in 2004 by offering one gigabyte of storage when competitors like Microsoft's Hotmail were providing a paltry two megabytes...." continue reading in Toronto Star

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