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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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NewsBreaks
Apple Continues to Challenge Ebook Antitrust Decision
by Nancy K. Herther
U.S. District Judge Denise Cote formally approved Apple's settlement agreement, which may end the 2-year protracted trial charging Apple and the Big Five trade publishers with conspiring on ebook pricing. The widely covered litigation that ended on Nov. 21 followed charges alleging that Apple entered into unlawful agreements to inflate, fix, maintain, and stabilize ebook prices, which violated federal antitrust laws. ... Apple continues to aggressively fight the charges alone. Oral arguments were held before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 15.

Weekly News Digests
GPO Unveils Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) published the official digital and print versions of the "Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program."
E-Rate Program Increases Broadband Budget
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an E-rate program modernization order that will expand public libraries' broadband access. It will add an additional $1.5 billion to the yearly program for libraries and schools.
IBM Releases Freemium Version of Watson Analytics
IBM rolled out a public beta version of its IBM Watson Analytics service. It is available as a cloud-based freemium model through Apple's iOS, Google's Android services, and the web for desktop and mobile devices.

NewsLink Spotlight
Holiday Gifts for Library Lovers
by Brandi Scardilli
It's the season of giving—don't forget the information professional in your life. Whether you're a librarian shopping for colleagues or a library advocate simply looking for a unique gift idea for a fellow bookish fan, here are some library-themed products to put on your shopping list.
Download Our December Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free December content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and an exclusive subscription offer for Online Searcher.

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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 infotoday.eu – 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, covering everything from ASR to VUI, with lots of links, threads, and even a few pictures thrown in for good measure.


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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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