Tag: smartphones

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 »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. The Guardian expands open journalism experiment with new live blog (10,000 Words) 2. ProPublica will release its work in e-book form (The New York Times)   3. Kindle Fire takes over Android tablet market (Mediabytes) 4. Findings: Consumers use smartphones […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Imagine 150,000 people from 140 countries wandering 1.6 million square feet of exhibit space in search of the latest whiz-bang flat-screen TV, tablet, smartphone or souped-up teched-out car. This is the International CES show in Las Vegas, which has mushroomed from 17,500 attendees in 1967 to the massive techno-hordes of today. This could be either […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. FCC proposes relaxing newspaper-TV ownership rules (Los Angeles Times) 2. How smartphones are changing photography (Wire) 3. File-sharing app creator not guilty of copyright infringement (TorrentFreak) 4. Is plagiarism killing creativity in the games industry? (Guardian) 5. Kelly Oxford and the future of Twitter-savvy TV writers (Lost Remote) 6. Google […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Somalia’s Islamist insurgents embrace Twitter as a weapon (New York Times) 2. Richard Russo: “Amazon’s ham-fisted strategy has the potential to morph into a genuine Occupy Amazon movement” (New York Times) 3. Readers return to brick-and-mortar stores for holiday book purchases (New York Times) 4. […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Farhad Manjoo: Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you (Slate) 2. F.A.A. approves iPads in cockpits, but not for passengers (Bits Blog) 3. Louis CK made more profit on latest release by selling directly to […] more »

by Ian Lamont

Are there opportunities for technology startups which target the media business? Fred Wilson — a venture capitalist who has made investments in Twitter, Zynga, Tumblr, Etsy, and FourSquare, among others — apparently thinks not. As reported on MediaShift on November 15, Wilson told an audience of CUNY students with interests in business and journalism that […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Internet access and the new digital divide (New York Times) 2. Facebook has acquired Gowalla (TechCrunch) 3. Old media executives too busy, private for Twitter (Reuters) 4. First feature film shot on a smartphone is about Tothit movie theaters (paidContent) 5. Book buyers shop in stores, buy online (New […] more »