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2015-01-28 12:27:54

Boost to Internet-of-Things Start-up Aiming to Accelerate the Pace of Scientific Research LONDON and BOSTON, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Science, a

2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data.

Internet Archive Flickr Collection
2014-09-01 05:01:38

Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

2013-11-14 23:03:25

Report explores expectations, institutional policies, and professional preparation for research data management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

2013-06-19 23:25:22

AMS Imaging has added the Xerox BookCentre to their product offerings in order to meet the increasing need for self-service book scanners for libraries and universities. Warwick,

Google Settles Copyright Infringement Suit
2012-10-04 21:13:47

Google has announced today they’ve been able to strike a deal with the Association of American Publishers, ending a 7-year spat between the two.

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2012-06-12 08:16:37

This week a settlement was reached with two French organizations: Society of Men Letters of France (SGDL) and the French Publishers' Association.

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2011-05-12 06:35:00

Internet search giant Google was sued for $14 million by three French publishers who alleged the search engine scanned thousands of their books without permission.

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2011-03-23 06:29:14

Google Inc’s plans to bring an immense library to the Internet has been dealt a major setback by a US judge on Tuesday, rejecting a settlement with authors and publishers over Google’s digital book-scanning project.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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