Germany's Top Publisher Bows To Google In News Licensing Row

The logo of the German publisher Axel Springer is seen outside its headquarters in Berlin August 7, 2013.

The result of this design that the accuracy of the location which is provided by the service will be greater in areas which are more populated, and have more radio transmission masts, and will be lower in areas where there are very few radio masts, such is the wastelands, deserts, or un-populated areas of countryside. So, it is easier to track a cell phone location with a high level of accuracy in built up areas.

Once they identified a relevant set of patents, the researchers looked for metrics within patents that they could use to calculate a technology's rate of improvement. They found that a patent set's average forward citations within the first three years after publication, and the average date of publication, were the best predictors of technological improvement. Benson says they were also able to weed out less-helpful patent information.

Magee hopes the method may be used much like a rating system, similar to Standard & Poor's and other stock-market indices. Such ratings could be useful for investors looking for the next big breakthrough, as well as scientific labs that are contemplating new research directions. Magee says knowing how various technologies may improve in the next decade could give innovators an idea of when feeder technologies” may mature, and enable more pie-in-the-sky ideas, like mass-produced hoverboards and flying cars.

In the world of the business, the use of technology has been even more dramatic. The presence of the internet hasthe idea of a globalization a very real fact. Different branches of companies located in different parts of the world are able to communicate with each other via the use of their computers. Business men are no longer restricted to working within their office. With the use of their netbooks or mobile devices and an effective connection, a worker can easily discuss matters relating to business with a coworker as he takes the train home.

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a move to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused traffic to its sites to plunge. Springer said a two-week-old experiment to restrict access by Google to some of its publicationscaused web traffic to plunge for these sites, leading it to row back and let Google once again showcase Springer news stories in its search results.

Google is the target of a European antitrust investigation into the operations of its online search business. The U.S. firm accounts for more than 80 percent of the European Internet search market and more than 90 percent of that in Germany. Last year, Google agreed to pay 60 million euros ($75 million) into a special fund to help French media develop their presence on the Internet, but search engines will not pay publishers in France for displaying content. displayed with permission. Use of the CNN name and/or logo on or as part of CNN-IBN does not derogate from the intellectual property rights of Cable News Network in respect of them.

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