Latest Internet Archive Stories

2009-08-21 12:38:18

A newly formed coalition of Microsoft, Yahoo and Amazon is attempting to rally against Google's digital book ambitions and ultimately persuade a federal judge to block or revise the company’s efforts.

2009-05-09 12:27:57

Across the US, a number of state attorneys general have begun taking a closer look at a proposed deal between Google Inc and several author and publisher groups that would allow the Internet giant to digitize millions of books.

2008-11-11 12:00:17

StreamGuys, Inc., a streaming media and content delivery provider based in northern California, today announced that it is now hosting video streams for the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI), an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Texas film heritage.

2008-07-30 12:00:17

The U.S. space agency and Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library, have created a comprehensive Internet compilation of NASA images.

2008-07-24 13:55:00

NASA and Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library based in San Francisco, made available the most comprehensive compilation ever of NASA's vast collection of photographs, historic film and video Thursday.

2008-06-17 15:00:20

By Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jun. 15--TechMan remembers when the Internet was emerging in the '90s and newspapers and magazines carried glowing articles about how all human knowledge would be available to everyone in searchable form.

2008-04-25 14:30:00

Courtney Mitchel, of the University of Michigan library’s book-shelving department is among hundreds of librarians who spend hours of each day going through almost 600 pages of some of the world’s oldest books.

2006-08-09 01:05:00

The University of California has joined Google Inc.'s bid to scan the book collections of the world's great libraries, the organizations said on Tuesday, marking renewed momentum for a project nearly derailed by stiff resistance from publishers.

2005-12-01 08:13:48

What a short, strange trip it was. After the Grateful Dead angered some of its biggest fans by asking a nonprofit Web site to halt the free downloading of its concert recordings, the psychedelic jam band changed its mind Wednesday.

2005-10-03 06:30:00

By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. is set on Monday to unveil a consortium that aims to make books, audio and video more easily accessible online, while addressing publishers' objections about the dangers to copyright.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.