Tag: smartphones

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters’ Matthew Keys indicted for allegedly conspiring with hacker group ‘Anonymous’ (Politico) 2. Did Google just kill RSS? (Reuters) 3. Aaron Swartz to receive posthumous Freedom of Information Award (Mashable) 4. Google Maps Chief steps down to join Google X (Wired) 5. Smartphones are eating the world (MIT Tech Review) Subscribe to Daily Must […] more »

by Ian Quillen

In developing countries, where smartphones and dependable cellular networks are still scarce, it’s been difficult to gauge the real impact of the mobile education movement. But with the combination of different factors — the advent of new technology, decreased pricing for data, a worldwide lust for mobile education, and a persisting patience for smaller screens […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why the entertainment industry’s release strategy creates piracy (The Guardian) 2. When to go fast, when to go slow on social media (Poynter) 3. Forrester: 84% of U.S. adults now use the web daily, 50% own smartphones (TechCrunch) 4. A visual look back at digital […] 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 Sandra Ordonez

Click to read the entire series The Internet’s reach is so pervasive, it feels as though it has always been around. The reality is that the web is still in its infancy, and we don’t really understand the risks it poses to our mental health. In fact, various experts, such as Larry D. Rosen, a […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Our increasing connectedness — the always-on smartphone, the ever-present social networks, the daily media deluge — is affecting our lives in ways we can’t even yet fathom. So this week, as summer kicks off across the U.S., MediaShift is looking at how and why people are choosing to “unplug” from technology. And within that scope, […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Barnes & Noble hit hard by e-books antitrust case (WSJ) 2. Apple denies collusion in e-books case (AllThingsD) 3. Newspaper rescinds job offer after journalist posts about it online (Jim Romenesko) 4. How to avoid getting fired for your personal […] more »

by Mark Glaser

According to research from Pew, 23% of Americans get their news on at least two digital devices. In the past, most people got their news from TV, radio or newspapers, but that has now shifted to people getting news on tablets, smartphones and desktop computers, as well as the legacy media. So how do you […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Encyclopedias, like journalism, are better when they are open (GigaOm) 2. The Daily launches self-built Angry Birds app (AllThingsD) 3. CW changes streaming policy to ward off piracy (PaidContent) 4. Steve Martin gets wild and crazy on Twitter (NPR) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook launches timeline feature for brands (Online Media Daily) 2. How newsrooms can best use Facebook’s timeline (Lost Remote) 3. Almost half of U.S. adults own smartphones, Pew says (Pew Research Center) 4. Study: Tablet ads are more inviting than […] more »