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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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The iFlow Reader Closes Down

Written on May 12, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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"We absolutely do not want to do this, but Apple has made it completely impossible for anyone but Apple to make a profit selling contemporary ebooks on any iOS device." --- The iFlow Reader Team

Apple announced a new subscription service for all publishers of content-based apps last February. This new service takes 30% subscription fee for the company, pushing bloggers, publishers and mainstream media to call them everything from greedy to non-competitive. For iFlow Reader, this system takes away any revenue margin that they have. As a result, they will be closing down by the end of May.

While other reactions were ambivalent, this situation creates a bleak picture for small eBook retailers.

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