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Why the Open Access Financial Model Will Continue to Transmogrify

(scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org): The premise that now distribution is virtually free gets it wrong in the exact opposite way. The problem now is that information production is becoming more expensive as more value has to be added upstream by publishers in the digital age; that same value has to be maintained and enhanced for a longer period and constantly; and that same value has to be migrated to an increasingly diverse and demanding digital infrastructure..
   
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India's Desire To Monitor Networks Poses Challenge For Google

(online.wsj.com): India's push to monitor communications networks raises questions as to how Google Inc. (GOOG) might satisfy the country's authorities. One approach that might work: installing servers in India that give officials access to network traffic, people familiar with the industry say. If Google chose that approach, the servers likely would not host Gmail content in India, but would enable local authorities to access users' communications in a fashion similar to a phone wiretap, according to three networking experts who are either familiar with Indian regulations or Google.
   
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Tapping the tablet boom

(moneyweb.co.za): The chipmakers behind the touchpads that are killing off the laptop mouse and the keys on a mobile phone are battling for supremacy in the latest blockbuster gadget -- the tablet PC. Tablet PCs are set to capture three-quarters of the PC touch market this year, from below 4 percent in 2009, crushing opposition from notebooks, netbooks and monitors.
   
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Many a Times Docs Do Not Refer to Earnings Made from Corporate Tie-Ups

(topnews.us): Researchers from the United States said that almost half of the surgeons, who made an earning worth $1 million or more, from the firms manufacturing orthopedic devices, did not refer to it, while publishing medical articles in magazines or journals. The report by the researchers has been published in the Archives of Internal Medicine and it mentions that a cross-check of records from five various device manufacturers spot major discrepancies in the reporting of reimbursements offered to the medical journals.
   
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Peer review highly sensitive to poor refereeing, claim researchers

(physicsworld.com): Scholarly peer review is the commonly accepted procedure for assessing the quality of research before it is published in academic journals. It relies on a community of experts within a narrow field of expertise to have both the knowledge and the time to provide comprehensive reviews of academic manuscripts. While the concept of peer review is widely considered the most appropriate system for regulating scientific publications, it is not without its critics..
   
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