Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
MPEG LA Rolls Out HEVC License
PayPal To Become An Independent Publicly Traded Company in 2015
AMD To Showcase ARM Cortex-A57-Based Hadoop on AMD Opteron Processors
SanDisk Introduces New X300 SSD And Client SSD Upgrade Service For Corporate Environments
TSMC and ARM Announce 16nm FinFET Silicon with 64-bit ARM big.LITTLE Technology
Google To Unveil New Music Services
Europe Says Ireland Helped Apple Pay Less Taxes
Pioneer Develops Rearview Mirror Telematics Unit With LTE Connectivity
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Google Prepares Copyright Filter For YouTube


Google is ready to introduce a copyright protection tool that helps media owners to automatically report acts of piracy on its YouTube video site, Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said on Tuesday.

Schmidt said the new tools, known as "Claim Your Content," could resolve accusations that the world's largest provider of Web search services is tolerating piracy by consumers to share video on its YouTube Web site.

That complaint is featured in a high-profile lawsuit filed last month by media conglomerate Viacom Inc. that seeks more than $1 billion in damages from Google for alleged violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

"As that product rolls out, the (lawsuit) issue becomes moot," Schmidt said.

He was speaking at the Web 2.0 Expo conference in San Francisco this week. Google paid $1.65 billion last November to acquire YouTube, the world's most popular online video sharing site.

Google's Powepoint

Earlier, Schmidt said Google was set to introduce software for creating meeting presentations online, offering a twist on Microsoft's popular PowerPoint tool.

The presentation software is based on the acquisition of Tonic Systems, a maker of document conversion tools based in Australia.

Google is adding presentation software as a new feature to Google Docs, a collection of Web-based product tools such as word-processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and home page publishing that offers an alternative to Microsoft Office, Schmidt said.

But the head of the world's Web search leader, which expanded last year to offer a new category of online software for use by consumers and businesses, played down its effort as any direct challenge to Microsoft and its PowerPoint software.

"We don't think so. The reason is it doesn't have all the functionality nor is it intended to have all the functionality of Microsoft Office," Schmidt said.

" It just made sense to add presentations to the mix; after all, when you create slides, you're almost always going to share them. Now students, writers, teachers, organizers, and, well, just about everyone who uses a computer can look forward to having real-time, web-based collaboration across even more common business document formats," said Sam Schillace, Engineering Director of Google.


Previous
Next
Intel Accelerates Towards WiMAX, UMPC Platforms        All News        Microsoft to Set Up Joint Research Centre with Lenovo
Mozilla Released Thunderbird 2.0     General Computing News      Microsoft to Set Up Joint Research Centre with Lenovo

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Unveil New Music Services
EC Gives Google Privacy Guidelines
Europe Asks More Concessions From Google In Antitrust Dispute
US Government Data Requests Increased: Google
Google Adds A Steering Wheel To Its Self-Driving Cars
Google Takes a Medical Turn
EU Rejects Third Google Antitrust Deal
Google Glass Now Generally Available
Google, Photographers Settle Litigation Over Books
Google Software Accelerates Web Servers
Google to Refund Consumers at Least 19 Million Dollars to Settle FTC Complaint
Google Launches Quantum Computing Research Project

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .