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Gigaom | Penguin will offer its new ebooks to libraries again as of April 2

Advertisement<p>In 2011, Penguin decided to stop offering new ebooks to libraries, citing “concerns about the security of digital editions.” The …

DIY theremin goggles marry the art of noise with steampunk style (video)

Sometimes annoying just isn't annoying enough. For DIY enthusiast and self-described "maker of awesome" Sarah Petkus, the incentive to irk was merely a happy by-product of her latest goggle design. The steampunk-ish effort, chronicled on Petkus' blog <i>Robotic Arts</i>, combines some artfully arranged …

Judge Says Mathematical Algorithms Can’t Be Patented, Dismisses Uniloc Claim Against Rackspace

A federal judge has thrown out a patent claim against Rackspace, ruling that mathematical algorithms can’t be patented. The ruling in the Eastern Disrict stemmed from a 2012 complaint filed by Uniloc USA asserting that processing of floating point numbers by the Linux operating system was a patent …

The dark matter of the virtual world: resources

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The Internet and mobile experiences of 2013 continue to become more beautiful, personal, contextual and better designed. Web …

Gigaom | “First do no harm”: My interview with Amazon and Goodreads on the future of Goodreads

Advertisement<p>Amazon announced Thursday afternoon that it has acquired the popular book-related social networking site Goodreads for an undisclosed …