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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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NewsBreaks
FCC Open Internet Proposal Could End Net Neutrality
by George H. Pike
In what is being described as the end of Net Neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expects to publicly propose new rules to allow ISPs to create different rate scales and transmission speeds for different types of content. Under the proposal, which is currently being circulated among the FCC commissioners, content providers such as Google or Netflix could pay extra for expedited, internet "fast lanes" to speed their content to their customers.

Weekly News Digests
Splice Machine Releases Hadoop RDBMS as a Public Beta
Splice Machine, provider of the only Hadoop RDBMS (relational database management system), launched the system as a public beta. It replaces traditional RDBMS systems with a cost-effective, scalable transactional SQL (structured query language) database platform on Hadoop that analyzes Big Data by going beyond Hadoop's batch analytics heritage.
dinCloud Introduces New Storage Solution
The new dinStorage S3 cloud storage solution from dinCloud helps hundreds of applications that are compatible with the S3 software protocol leverage cloud storage with dinCloud's S3 servers via the internet, dinTransport, or select Equinox data centers.
NISO and OAI Publish Results of ResourceSync Project
NISO (National Information Standards Organization) partnered with the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) to publish the American National Standard report, "ResourceSync Framework Specification," which describes capabilities that a server can implement so third-party systems can remain synchronized with the web's evolving resources.

NewsLink Spotlight
Free Language Learning Tools at the Library
by Brandi Scardilli
Learning a second language can be a challenge, especially for people who only need to get by on a business trip or family vacation—it's difficult to decide whether a standard translation dictionary will be enough or if online education is the way to go. Even people who want to become fluent in a new language may think twice about investing in expensive language-learning tools. That's where the library comes in.
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Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free May content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and an exclusive subscription offer.

ITI Blogs

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ITI Books Blog booksblog.infotoday.comnews, observations, and commentary from the authors, editors, and publishers of Information Today, Inc.'s many book offerings.

ITI Conference Blog libconf.com – covering ITI's library conferences worldwide.

Library Stuff librarystuff.net – the library blog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development, written by Steven M. Cohen.

InfoToday Europe Blog infotodayeurope.com – The latest news, analysis and opinion on the information industry in Europe and the UK.

Business of Video blog blog.streamingmedia.com – Daily posts about the online video industry, business trends and analysis, market data, and research as well as the online video business models in the media and entertainment, broadcast, publishing, advertising and enterprise industries.

destinationCRM Blog destinationcrmblog.coma blog from the editors of CRM magazine, dedicated to providing Customer Relationship Management information in a timely manner to connect decision makers and providers.

SpeechTech Blog speechtechblog.com – updates on speech technology and its applications in daily life. Covers everything from ASR to VUI, with lots of links, threads, and even a few pictures thrown in for good measure.

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