January 22, 2022

News Roundup

1. Google Research on “Facilitating the Discovery Of Public Datasets” (via Google Research Blog)

2. New Estimate: Approx. 8.2 Million US Customers Have Purchased an Amazon Echo Device Since Late-2014 Introduction (via CIRP)
See Also: More than 30 million ‘voice-first’ devices in US homes by year end [Report] (via Search Engine Land)

3. Patent Data: Digital Science Announces Investment in IFI CLAIMS Patent Services

4. Open Athens Announces Plans For 2017, New API and Next-Gen Coming

5. New Version of Firefox Released Today Includes Enhanced Non-Secure Web Page Warning (via Mozilla Blog)

6. UC Santa Cruz: First Step in Reimagined Science and Engineering Library Set to Open in Fall

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.