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Why the Authors Guild Is Still Wrong About Google's Book Scanning

Fortune - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Google and its supporters, however, argued that scanning and indexing books and then allowing users to search for them online (and potentially buy them) was a positive thing for society and a “transformative” use - in other words, not just simple copying.

Authors, Journalists Ask Justices To Hear Google Books Case

Law360 (subscription) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
As an example, ASJA said, one class of students at a well-known university teamed up to purchase a single copy of a book for which segments are available on Google Books. By sharing the copy and searching for certain terms on Google books, the students ...

Google's Book Project Harms Freelance Writers, Group Tells Supreme Court

MediaPost Communications - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Google's book search feature, which displays snippets of published works, has a "real-life impact" on writers' ability to earn a living, according to the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

Second Circuit Holds Google Books Is Fair Use

JD Supra (press release) - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
In addition, Google made the digital copies publicly searchable on Google Books. The search results reported the number of times the word or term selected by the searcher appears in a book and displayed “snippets” of approximately one-eighth of a page ...
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Google will hide content removed using 'right to be forgotten' ruling in all versions

Daily Mail - ‎21 hours ago‎
'Terrorists have ordered Google to cover up stories about their trials.' Mr Javid added: 'The “right to be forgotten” is censorship by the back door.

Shortcuts and timesavers with keyboard apps

Financial Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Now, several keyboards are trying to improve not just how you type but how fast you can access other data, from a Google search to your calendar or even animated GIFs, without having to switch apps. The only inconvenience is that few of these ...
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Google boss accused of being on a 'Different Planet' during UK tax probe includng sales booked in Dublin

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎21 hours ago‎
The president of Google Europe, Matt Brittin, was being questioned by the influential Public Accounts Committee. Chairwoman Meg Hillier said that Mr Brittin must have "tin ears" if he did not understand why taxpayers were angered by the firm's £130m ...

Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

Charleston Post Courier - ‎6 hours ago‎
Instead of a narrow window of possibilities, try Google Flights at bit.ly/1bAxgY0. You can search for tickets on multiple departure and arrival days to see what day has the best deal.

CHRIS KIRWAN: Dragons centre Adam Warren shows a big fanfare isn't needed for a signing to be a huge hit

South Wales Argus - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Warren and Cudd provide evidence that there are players on the books of the Ospreys, Scarlets and Cardiff Blues who are talented but just need the chance of more regular rugby.
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People Keep Talking About 'The Establishment.' What Is It, Anyway?

NPR - ‎17 hours ago‎
Google Trends data likewise suggests a sizable spike for the search terms "Republican establishment" and "political establishment" (just searching "the establishment" may be too vague, as it also relates to searches of the Establishment clause of the ...
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Did Bernie Sanders Invoke The Racist Superpredator Myth?

Huffington Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
The crime bill had been on the books for two years by then. Still, the quote has come back to haunt Clinton (a Google search shows it has been mentioned more than 300 times). There is another element of the story that hasn't been mentioned much. Sen.
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Barnes & Noble: 84% Upside Potential Within 2-3 Years With A Base-Case Scenario

Seeking Alpha - ‎5 hours ago‎
Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is one of the nation's largest booksellers providing customers ways to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other content across its multi-channel distribution platform.
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Google's AI gets green light to drive autonomous vehicles in US

E&T magazine - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In a letter to the search giant, The National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) said: "NHTSA will interpret 'driver' in the context of Google's described motor vehicle design as referring to the [self-driving system] and not to any of the vehicle ...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

NDTV - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The Surface Pro 4 simply went dark and refused to respond to anything. A quick search on Google Showed that this is not an uncommon issue for the Surface family of devices.
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Trudeau & the Saudi Arms Deal

CounterPunch - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
I'm hoping that Counterpunch readers will again email that article to their colleagues and get it back on the Google search engine. Let's see if they kill it ... Joyce Nelson is an award-winning Canadian freelance writer/researcher working on her sixth ...

In Search of Ingenuity

strategy+business (registration) (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Google was not the first search engine. Amazon's Kindle followed a decade of electronic book readers. Apple's iPod was released five years after the first MP3 player hit the market.
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AI Is Transforming Google Search. The Rest of the Web Is Next

WIRED - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Edmond Lau, who worked on Google's search team and is the author of the book The Effective Engineer, wrote in a Quora post that Singhal carried a philosophical bias against machine learning.
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Younger recap: 'Un-Jaded'

Entertainment Weekly - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
As someone who is now closer in age to 40 than 20, I pretty quickly took to my Google search bar after watching “Un-Jaded” and typed in “40-year-old shoulder.

Focus on the Details: Web Traffic Hacks That Work

Business.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
To hone in and be more articulate, and for the sake of summarizing in one article (this could be a full resource or book), here are the items that I personally stand by and believe are essential for the health of your growth hacking campaign.

Top 10 Cheap Flight Deals of 2016

Condé Nast Traveler - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Keyes spends hours looking for good value—doing "brute force searches" through Google Flights, the ITA Matrix, on Twitter and message boards—and thrills in the discounts he saves his friends and—now—some 7,000 subscribers and newfound admirers ...
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