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Google Book Scan Legal...

...so far.

Concerned about copyright? The US Court of appeals has ruled that the Google book scanning project is not a violation of intellectual property.

The court "...found that the project provides a public service without violating intellectual property law."

Agree or disagree, there's sure to be more litigation.

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Android Fragmentation Dilemma

There are a lot of choices out there: (via ZDNet) Android fragmentation / http://www.zdnet.com/article/android-fragmentation-there-are-now-24000-devices-from-1300-brands/

"The number of new Android manufacturers has exploded in the past three years, but in 2015 growth almost came to a halt."

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Usage: Google and Apple

It's all on how you look at it: (via WSJ) Google Mobile Apps Grab Almost as Much User Time as Facebook’s Apps / http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2015/06/29/google-mobile-apps-grab-almost-as-much-user-time-as-facebooks-apps/?mod=ST1

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Calculating the Search Result

Librarians know this already, but for some this is a good reminder: (via TWP) Always click the first Google result? You might want to stop doing that:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/06/30/always-click-the-first-google-result-you-might-want-to-stop-doing-that/?postshare=5451435688895719 /

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