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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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Inkling inks new publisher deals, $16M funding

E-book platform Inkling has new deals with Pearson and Elsevier, a new $16 million funding round, and has hired new execs.

By Jul. 17, 2013

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Academia.edu raises funds to build a Facebook for scientists

Startup hopes to overhaul how researchers publish papers, making them freely available to all and substituting social-network success for the traditional peer-review process.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Did Higgs yield the most authors in a science study?

Two research papers on the hunt for the "God particle" pass muster with peers and yield an authors' list of Biblical proportions.

By Sep. 10, 2012

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Amazon lets students rent Kindle textbooks

Online retailer now lets students rent textbooks for the Kindle, and you can keep your highlighting after your rentals expire.

By Jul. 18, 2011

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White House pressures AOL, Google over pirate sites

AOL, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo already prohibit pirate Web sites from joining their ad networks. But the White House says those four companies "are being encouraged" to do more.

By Mar. 30, 2012

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FTC stops short of calling for new 'Do Not Track' law

Federal Trade Commission privacy report doesn't call for a Do Not Track law targeting Web companies. Instead it takes aim at third-party "data brokers" like Lexis Nexis and Choicepoint.

By Mar. 26, 2012

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Yahoo, Adobe team on PDF ads

Adobe PDF Powered by Yahoo lets PDF publishers monetize ads.

By Nov. 28, 2007

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Share news stories without permission, get fined?

An antipiracy group settles for $300,000 with a marketing company over distribution of "press packets" containing stories it hadn't gotten permission to reprint.

By Aug. 16, 2007

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Tech activist takes on governments over 'copyrighted' laws

In the 1990s, Carl Malamud prompted the SEC and Patent Office to put their databases online. Now he's focusing more broadly on liberating government data, which is often sold for a princely sum.

By Sep. 25, 2008