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Google Books Unsettled

The Google Books Settlement was tossed out by U.S. District Judge Denny Chin, arguing that it gave too much power to Google in allowing the company “significant rights to exploit entire books.” The major problem appears to be the issue … Continue reading

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gOOGLE Barcode

Google is celebrating the 57th anniversary of the first barcode patent by (surprise!) replacing their logo: Having played around with barcodes over the years, I got curious.  I printed out the page, plugged in my declawed CueCat, and scanned the … Continue reading

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Confusing Assistance with Performance

Amazon.com has given in to the Publisher’s Guild on the issue of text-to-speech capabilities in the Kindle 2. In their press release, Amazon states up front that “Kindle 2’s experimental text-to-speech feature is legal: no copy is made, no derivative … Continue reading

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