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Google and publishers reach settlement on digitized books case

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Google and publishers reach settlement on digitized books case
After seven years of litigation, Google and the American Association of Publishers announced Thursday that they reached a settlement in the Google Books scanning case. But the settlement leaves a key issue on the table and does little to resolve a
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Google, publishers shelve book-scanning suit
SAN FRANCISCO — Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works. The truce
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Google, book publishers settle long-running copyright case
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google said in a joint statement that as a result of the settlement, the Google Library Project will receive access to publishers' copyrighted books. Both parties also said that U.S. publishers can
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Uso de Google Books

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Uso de Google Books
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Aprendiendo a usar Google Books para hallar (y poder leer, guardar en PDF, etcétera) la edición más antigua de El Quijote, en el seminario que Google está dando en estos momentos en la Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica en Informática de Oviedo.

The Future of Google Books – Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Complete video at: fora.tv Sergey Brin responds to criticism Google has received concerning its project to digitize and store millions of the world’s books online. “I’ve been surprised at the level of controversy there,” says Brin, but maintains that he’s “optimistic” the project will be a success. —– Google co-founder Sergey Brin makes a surprise appearance at the Web 2.0 summit to talk with John Battelle about the future of the company. They discuss Google’s current projects like Android and Chrome, as well as the competition they face from sites like Facebook and Bing. – Web 2.0 Summit Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave from the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, where he received his master’s degree. Sergey is a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship as well as an honorary MBA from Instituto de Empresa. It was at Stanford where he met Larry Page and worked on the project that became Google. Together they founded Google Inc. in 1998, and Sergey continues to share responsibility for day-to-day operations with Larry Page and Eric Schmidt. Sergey’s research interests include search engines, information extraction from unstructured sources, and data mining of large text collections and scientific data. He has published more than a dozen academic papers, including

Does Google Books work without an internet connection?

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Question by : Does Google Books work without an internet connection?
Okay, I wanted to know if Google books works if there is no internet connection, for example if you are going on a long car ride and you leave google books popped up already to your book of choice, will the pages still flip, without the internet?

Best answer:

Answer by Colin Garrard
I would imagine they would.

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How to download books from google books???

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Download google books with using Greasemonkey, Google book downloader and worked with firefox only, tested firefox version 3.6.10
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Google Books for Android

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Google Books allows you to download and buy books to a variety of devices. Books are stored in the cloud and you can access them from Android, iPhone, iPad, or the web. Since it works in an open format, books purchased can also work on the Sony eReader and Barnes & Noble Nook

FTC Hires Attorney, Eyes Google Search: What's Next?

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

FTC Hires Attorney, Eyes Google Search: What's Next?
To avoid a fight with the Justice Department, Google ultimately gave up on the idea of partnering with Yahoo. DoJ intervention has prompted Google to make some other changes. It helped derail the Google Books settlement; it ended the unlawful
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Silicon Valley finding Washington regulators uncomfortably close
Google isn't the only tech company having a white-knuckle moment. Apple has been slapped with allegations that it conspired to drive up e-book prices. Facebook Inc. and Google each had to agree to 20-year settlements with the FTC over allegations that
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Google Translate translates one millions books worth a day
"Today we have more than 200 million monthly active users on translate.google.com. In a given day we translate roughly as much text as you'd find in 1 million books. To put it another way: what all the professional human translators in the world
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Google books

Monday, March 19th, 2012

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Now link to library, borrowing books – only in Spain :-(books.google.co.uk/

Is there a program for downloading the books from google books?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Question by Ivo.S: Is there a program for downloading the books from google books?
Is there a program for downloading the books from google books, not only viewing the books on the web site on the web browser.

Best answer:

Answer by Min
Google Book Downloader is small utility which allows you to save book as PDF from google to your local filesystem.

This project is purely non-commercial and for educational purpose.
This project does not promote any illegal conduct of any kind.

http://www.codeplex.com/GoogleBookDownloader

Cathy

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google books

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Using google Book search