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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library of books

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Google Inc.'s online book library from authors who said the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and rejected the authors' claim that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Program Lets Readers Pay a Buck a Month to Block Ads

Web publishers for 15 years have struggled with getting readers to pay for content they are accustomed to acquiring for free. Pay walls have been built and dismantled, print-and-digital packages have launched and often failed, but Google's going to see if viewers are happy to throw coins into... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six new billionaires from Bay Area make the Forbes 400 list

A half-dozen of the 27 newcomers on the Forbes annual list of the 400 richest U.S. citizens disclosed this week are from the San Francisco Bay Area, including four in technology, one in biotechnology and one in venture capital. Topping the newcomer list in net worth was Jan Koum, co-founder and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Google shower content love on Brazil

Through the magic of pure coincidence (or not), Amazon and Google have spontaneously started offering ebooks in the land of Brazil. In addition, Amazon has also introduced its Kindle e-reader to the region (available over "the next few weeks") for the equivalent of $145. The Next Web notes that... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books app arrives in Japan, adds translation, place info, highlighting and more

Not content at stopping with its recent European tour, Google Play Books has made the trip to Japan and brought back a handful of new features. In addition to support for reading Japanese books in a vertical, right-to left layout, Mountain view now lets users tap on names of geographical spots... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books starts a new chapter in France

Now that the legal dust has settled and Google's publishing woes in 'ol Gaul have been swept under the rug, it's back to business as usual. Starting today, the land of Jerry Lewis lovers will have access to books on Google Play, making it the fifth European country to participate in Mountain... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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