Tag: samsung

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter gets its strongest TV tie-up so far, with an ambitious Comcast deal (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 2. One big benefit of the social web: Journalism emerges wherever it is needed (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Opinion: Twitter’s new media evangelist needs more than 1,200 tweets (Ruth Bazinet / Medium) 4. Vevo lands on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Study: BuzzFeed dominates on Facebook, BBC tops Twitter (Sara Morrison / The Wrap) 2. Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry execs do (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Intel looking for help from Amazon or Samsung to keep its web TV project alive (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Medium experiments with the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC’s takedown notices skyrocket: Wasn’t file sharing supposed to be dead? (PaidContent.org) 2. The most important person at Gawker Media not named Nick Denton is leaving (AllThingsD)   3. Twitter kills off TweetDeck for mobile and drops Facebook in one fell swoop (memeburn) 4. Washington Post to try sponsored posts (Digiday) 5. Samsung’s new [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 56th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week we try to pierce the heavy-duty hype coming from Apple around its new iPhone 5, as well as the hype about social media marketing. First, we discuss the iPhone 5 and how it has only incrementally [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Mark Glaser 1. ‘Invisible Obama’ Meme Floods Twitter  (iDigitalTimes) 2. Samsung Triumphs Over Apple in Japanese Court, Makes a Big Splash at IFA (Huffington Post) 3. Washington Post innovates at the conventions: ‘Mobile, social, video’ (Poynter) 4. Is This Thing On? Yahoo Firing Proves the Perils of Feeding [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read our whole series Welcome to the 54th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The big news is that Apple won a $1 billion patent judgment against Samsung and is trying to block the sale of many Samsung smartphones. What does this mean for other competitors, [...] more »

by Wayne MacPhail

It’s natural to imagine our computers as devices that have screens and some sort of keyboard input, real or virtual. Those two design elements constrain the device’s form factor because the screens need to be big enough for us to see and the keyboards must make room for our fingers or thumbs. But a number [...] more »