kindle freetimeAmazon Updates Kindle FreeTime with New Educational and Parental Controls (Digital Book World)
Parents can now use Kindle FreeTime to set educational goals for their kids, and make sure their kids have met their goals before switching to cartoons and games.

Almost 70% of Readers Will Not Abandon Print Books: Ricoh Study (GalleyCat)
Nearly 70 percent of consumers feel it is unlikely that they’ll give up on printed books by 2016, according to a new report from Ricoh and analyst firm IT Strategies with the University of Colorado at Boulder.

How Not to Deal with Plagiarism (Techdirt)
We’ve had a few posts about plagiarism here on Techdirt, and how it differs from copyright infringement. One important question that needs to be considered is: what’s the correct way to acknowledge and correct plagiarism when it is discovered?

Tablets Projected to be on the Decline in 2014 (GoodeReader)
Over the course of 2012 and 2013 tablet sales have been steadily increasing with 45.2 million units being shipped out in Q1 2013 alone. The growth may be coming to an end as major display production companies are shifting their manufacturing might to smartphones.

Kindle Daily Deals: Books for Teens and Young Adults (and others)

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