Tag: at&t

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Man sentenced to one year in federal prison for uploading X-Men movie (Deadline) 2. New York Times Co. negotiating to sell regional newspapers (Media Decoder) 3. Should computer science be required in K-12? (MindShift) 4. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 5. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the second episode of “The Mediatwits,” the new revamped longer form weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show looks at the repercussions of the $39 billion buyout of T-Mobile USA by AT&T. Rafat has had both services and will stick [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Click here to see the entire series In the digital age, there’s an inherent tension between running a media business effectively and protecting its users’ privacy. On the one hand, the business wants as much information as possible about everyone it touches. It wants to be able to serve them with the most relevant content, [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The iPhone is coming, the iPhone is coming, the iPhone is coming… to Verizon. After an endless string of complaints from users about dropped calls on the AT&T iPhone, Verizon finally is offering relief with its own iPhone, due out next month. The downsides of the new Verizon iPhone include that it’s on the CDMA [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

In this week’s 4MR podcast I consider the new iPhone 4 announced by Apple, with a sleeker design, longer battery life, “retina display” and a front-facing camera for video calls. How will the iPhone stack up against popular Android phones such as the new 4G HTC Evo and the Motorola Droid? I talked with CNET [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

From time to time, I provide an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips. The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and take action. I previously covered Twitter, local watchdog news sites, and Net neutrality, among other topics. This week I look at [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

As SXSW Interactive comes to a close and SXSW Music kicks off, it’s worth taking a look at the ideas, trends, discussions, and issues that dominated the four-day technology summit. Here are the five areas that stood out the most to me. 1. Conference Buzz Every year there is a product or two that monopolizes [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The audience at D CARLSBAD, CALIF. — The organizers of the tony, high-priced tech conference known as D All Things Digital, included a manifesto of sorts in the program guide titled “Welcome to Web 3.0.” In that treatise, organizers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher define Web 3.0 as “the real arrival, after years of false [...] more »