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2013-06-20 23:20:36

Britannica Digital Learning has just published 365 new non-fiction e-books for grades preK-6 in a wide range of school subjects, the company announced today. The collection is especially strong in non-fiction titles that support the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, as well as state curriculum guidelines. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Britannica Digital Learning has just published 365 new non-fiction e-books for grades preK-6 in a wide range of...

2013-05-22 23:01:43

Customers will benefit from more tightly integrated product and service offerings. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 EBSCO Industries, Inc. announces the EBSCO Information Services (EIS) and EBSCO Publishing (EP) businesses will merge on July 1, 2013 and will operate as a single business under the name EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Tim Collins, a 26-year EBSCO veteran and previously President of EBSCO Publishing, will serve as President of the combined entity. Dixon Brooke, EBSCO...

Nook Simple Touch May Get Web Browser, Email
2013-05-20 17:45:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s entry-level e-reader, the Nook Simple Touch, may soon be transformed from a one-trick pony to a three-trick pony, according to TechCrunch. Since its initial release, the Simple Touch (and Simple Touch with Glowlight) have mostly only operated as a basic e-reader, complete with black and white screen. Yesterday, TechCrunch posted an article claiming an inside source told them these devices will soon...

Microsoft May Be Adding E-Readers To Its Hardware Portfolio
2013-05-09 10:53:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft entered the tablet game last autumn with its first entry: Surface. Now one news source is saying the Redmond, Washington-based company may be looking to add e-readers to its hardware portfolio as well as expand its digital content distribution. TechCrunch today is reporting that Microsoft is looking to buy the digital assets of Barnes & Noble´s Nook Media LLC, a business run by the bookstore chain and other...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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