The past doesn't always fade into oblivion. For the past two years, computer archivist Jason Scott has been hard at work helping to improve the Internet Archive’s storehouse of historical software from classic PC games to old BBS content. On Saturday, Scott made a bold announcement, claiming the Internet Archive now houses the largest historical software collection in the...
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A 29-year-old computer technician for a U.S. defense contractor leaked details of a top-secret American program that collects vast streams of phone and Internet data, American and British newspapers revealed Sunday.
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Priceless hoard of bytes aims to save websites which could otherwise be lost – all from suburban San FranciscoIn an era of information overload and ephemera, where an online sensation may last all of five minutes, word is spreading that the internet has a memory, and its name is not Google.Even more surprising, it has a physical address: 300 Funston Avenue, Richmond, San...
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EDITOR'S NOTE: This archive story was published in the May 1, 1959, edition of the "Aberdeen American-News." It is reprinted today for the first time on AberdeenNews.com.
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Peter Rippon, who used to be editor of "Newsnight," will now oversee the online news archive of the U.K. public broadcaster.
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Former BBC Newsnight editor Peter Rippon, who 'stepped aside' during the Jimmy Savile scandal, is appointed to a new role overseeing the development of the online news archive.
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District 709 School Board meetings would be streamed live on the Internet under a plan proposed Tuesday by Superintendent Lindsey Hall. The district live streams and archives sports and school events on MPTV through its collaboration with PlayOn!Sports offered by the Illinois High School Association.
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The storied New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan's Financial District is rich with history. That history has been kept alive, in part, because the organization has kept thorough archives since 1792. How many companies can say they do that? We recently took an exclusive tour of all the cool things in the NYSE's archive collection. We've included our tour highlights in the...
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The archive in Washington, D.C. will host a permanent exhibition depicting the struggles of women, African-Americans and immigrants.
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NEW YORK (AP) - The Recording Industry Association of America is expanding its gold and platinum certification program to include song streams on the Internet.
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