Book publishers with surging profits struggle to prove Internet Archive hurt sales

A federal judge will soon decide if digital lending violates copyright laws. Enlarge (credit: feellife | iStock / Getty Images Plus) Today, the Internet Archive (IA) defended its practice of digitizing books and lending.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2023

DEAL: Save up to 38% on the Amazon Fire TV Stick!

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is a great option for people looking to access services such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more. Smart TVs are pretty cool – they connect to the internet, let you stream content on demand, and even access video.....»»

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Internet users love fiber service—too bad you probably can’t get it

Fiber beats cable and everything else in ACSI customer satisfaction scores. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino) Fiber-to-the-home Internet service is the clear favorite of US broadband users, but unfortunatel.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

An immersive tactile book for blind children

Children with visual impairment do not perceive the world in the same way as sighted people. As a result, they need specific educational tools, including children's books, that enhance their skills and senses. A team from the University of Geneva (UN.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

China"s Changan suppliers push back against forced payment cuts

The suppliers said Changan, which also has partnerships with Ford Motor Co. and Mazda Motor, told them in March that a recent wave of price cuts by its rivals had hit sales of some of its models in the world's largest auto market......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Using ChatGPT and Raspberry Pi To Build A Never Ending Story Book

Most people will agree that the biggest and most common problem with a good story, is that it ends. This project, put together by Erin St. Blaine for Adafruit address that with the unending capabilities of ChatGPT and a Raspberry Pi. Erin takes you.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Service department book clubs yield process improvements, profitability

Service department employees are given free access to books and are sometimes given bonuses to participate in the book club......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

TSMC rushes to increase packaging capacity for Nvidia AI chips

TSMC has placed rush orders for CoWoS packaging equipment in order to meet surging demand for Nvidia's AI chips, according to sources at fab toolmakers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Auto File: Shhh! Don’t say that "R" word!

A gaggle of May sales reports from different regions and companies affirm that the slump in demand for new vehicles that at least some industry executives feared has not happened – so far......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Twitter US ad sales plunged 59%, and internal forecasts are grim, NYT reports

NYT: Twitter "has regularly fallen short of its US weekly sales projections." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Christopher Furlong ) Twitter's US advertising revenue plunged 59 percent year over year during a recent five-.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Read This Before 3D Scanning In A Museum

Scanning in museums is the perfect challenge for the photogrammetry hobbyist. Not all museums have in-house scanning programs, but it’s important to archive and share these objects with people all over the world. You can help make it happen......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

#FreeSenegal goes viral as authorities cut mobile internet connections

#FreeSenegal goes viral as authorities cut mobile internet connections.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Toyota"s next hydrogen-powered vehicle will be a Crown sedan

Toyota hopes the Crown will propel worldwide fuel cell sales to 8,000 vehicles in the fiscal year, from 3,440 the year before. Toyota has no plans at present to sell the hydrogen variant in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Toyota"s next hydrogen powered vehicle will be a Crown sedan

Toyota hopes the addition of the fuel cell Crown will propel worldwide fuel cell sales to 8,000 vehicles in the current fiscal year, from 3,000 the year before. It's unclear whether the vehicle will come to the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Rising incentives, inventory propel May sales

May marked the industry's 10th consecutive monthly sales increase as an industrywide inventory recovery continued......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

China battery makers to enjoy boom in upcoming years thanks to energy-storage demand, says DIGITIMES Research

With net zero becoming a global trend, the energy-storage battery industry is expected to enjoy exponential growth in demand in the next several years with global energy-storage battery sales in 2022 already enjoying an on-year surge of 177%, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Tata to build Gigafactory for lithium-ion cells in Gujarat

Tata Group signed an MoU with India's western state of Gujarat to build a gigafactory for lithium-ion cells as EV sales have been increasing in India in recent years......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Apple Back to School deals could start on Tuesday

Apple's Back to School promotion could start this week in the United States, a leaker claims, with a possible launch of the sales event on Tuesday following the launch of new Mac models.Some of the Apple products from Apple's 2022 Back to School deal.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 4th, 2023

Deals: $949 off M1 16-inch MacBook Pro, $40 of Sonos One SL, $10 Bullstrap leather iPhone cases, and more

Today's top discounts include a $27.99 AirTag, $160 off Apple Studio Display, and discounted Logitech MX Keys S bundles.Save $949 on the M1 16-inch MacBook ProThe AppleInsider team scours the internet for can't-miss discounts at online retailers to.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2023

GM Financial: Leasing won"t return to "19 levels this year

The percentage of GM's sales that were leases rose slightly to 16.5 percent in the first quarter from a low of 13.9 percent in the third quarter of 2022, according to GM Financial data......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2023

Pandemic lessons: More health workers, less faxing—an Ars Frontiers recap

Amid science and tech triumphs, basic infrastructure problems hurt COVID responses. Our panel on pandemic lessons included Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo (center) and Dr. Caitlin Rivers (right). In many ways, modern advancements stole the show.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023