eBooks: 1993 – PDF, from past to present

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From California, Adobe launched PDF (Portable Document Format) in June 1993, along with Acrobat Reader (free, to read PDFs) and Adobe Acrobat (for a fee, to make PDFs). As stated on the website, PDF “lets you capture and view robust information from any application, on any computer system and share it with anyone around the […]

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30,000 English eBooks from Project Gutenberg

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Today, just six weeks after Project Gutenberg posted its 40,000th internally created book, the 30,000th English ebook has now been placed online: The Religions of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, by Archibald Henry Sayce. Thanks go out to Delphine Lettau, David King and the Online Distributed Proofreaders Team; who by the way, recently created their 20,000th […]

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