News tagged with web publishers

Chance discovery of forgotten 1960s 'preprint' experiment

For years, scientists have complained that it can take months or even years for a scientific discovery to be published, because of the slowness of peer review. To cut through this problem, researchers in physics and mathematics ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Other
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China tightening controls on Internet

China's new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.

dateDec 27, 2012 in Internet
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Berlin startup scene gets nod from Google (Update)

Berlin's budding Internet entrepreneurs received the closest thing to an industry endorsement Tuesday, with a €1 million ($1.3 million) investment from Google Inc. for a new 'hub' where startups can work, play and meet ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Business
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Harry Potter breaks e-book lockdown

(AP) -- The Harry Potter books are finally on sale in electronic form, and they have a special magical touch to them: In a break with industry practices, the books aren't locked down by encryption, which means consumers ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Other
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