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Local newspapers' crisis: how we let the readers decide

www.guardian.co.uk
Today's extract from What do we mean by local?* is taken from a chapter by Ian Carter, editorial director of the Kent Messenger Group.The company, which also owns radio stations, has been owned by the Boorman family since 1890. It publishes 14 newspapers across the county of Kent - eight...
Local newspapers' crisis: how we let the readers decide

Games and diversions dominate mobile app use

www.computerworld.com
The average person in the U.S. spends 2 hours and 38 minutes a day on smartphones and tablets....
Games and diversions dominate mobile app use
What entrepreneurs can learn from Nigerian email scammers

Facebook Is the Web’s Ultimate Timesink [STATS]

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The average U.S. Internet user spends more time on Facebook than on Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Microsoft, Wikipedia, and Amazon combined. Think about that for a moment.New numbers released by Nielsen today confirm what we’ve known for a while: Facebook is the web’s #1 time sink. What’s more interesting though...
Facebook Is the Web’s Ultimate Timesink [STATS]
Groundfloor unveils 'Lending Club for real-estate' so you can get richer, faster (exclusive)

Crosswa.lk Debuts First Public-Facing Tool To Send iOS Apps From Web To Mobile, No Need To Launch iTunes

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Crosswa.lk, a mobile application discovery which just over a year ago arrived on the iPhone as an improved version of Apple’s “Genius,” has been quietly building a new product over the past several months, as tides have turned against apps which serve to recommend or promote other apps. The new...
Crosswa.lk Debuts First Public-Facing Tool To Send iOS Apps From Web To Mobile, No Need To Launch iTunes

Spotify Got You To Listen To More Music. WillCall Gets You To Go To More Concerts

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Back in 1996, people in the US bought about 2.3 albums per year. Today thanks to services like Spotify and Rdio, some of us listen to that many albums a day. Last-minute concert ticket app WillCall wants to make live music just as accessible. This week it released version 1.5...
Spotify Got You To Listen To More Music. WillCall Gets You To Go To More Concerts

How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

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The promise of modern medical technology is everyday miracles; bringing innovations to the average person that might greatly improve their lives is the goal. And happily that promise is being met by products heading to the market right now. CNN released an amazing clip recently that shows off a man...
How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

A Web Site is No Longer Enough

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The way in which we interact with technology has changed dramatically over the past few years. The era of light computing has begun, and social media is big enough that the average person can shape perceptions. A Web site is no longer the most meaningful way for us to interact...
A Web Site is No Longer Enough

A new door opens for startup investors

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This sponsored post is produced by MicroVentures. Startup investing used to be only for the rich, only if you knew the right people, and only in deals in your city. Those factors left many interested investors on the sidelines. But today, it’s a lot easier to become an angel investor...
A new door opens for startup investors

Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020

gigaom.com
“By 2020 the average person will download one gigabyte of personalised data each day, and it will be delivered for less than $1 a day.” That’s a striking comment from Hossein Moiin, CTO of Nokia Siemens Networks. Not only does it speak to the enormous growth in our data needs through...
Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020
An Ex Googler And Hillary Clinton Are Making It Their Mission To Bring One Billion People Online

First Look: iOS 6

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As a rule Apple likes to promote every new version of iOS as a major upgrade, but the truth, of course, is that what may take a lot of development time doesn't necessarily mean anything to the average person. iOS 6 -- released earlier today -- is said to include...
First Look: iOS 6
Virtual robots in space: 'Rawbots' lets you build the Wall-E of your dreams

New data on privacy policies shows 20 percent of sites may sell data

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PrivacyChoice For most people, privacy policies are the boring fine print in a website you may visit. They're nearly always written in legalese, unintelligible to the average person, and on top of that many of them don't even say that much. Overall, it's hard to imagine a group of...
New data on privacy policies shows 20 percent of sites may sell data

Facebook updates its Messenger app with feature allowing you to provide direct feedback

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Facebook has just released an update to its iOS Messenger app. Now in the iTunes store, users will be able to use it to provide feedback about the app directly to the company. Granted, it’s not necessarily a major update that the average person might come to expect from an...
Facebook updates its Messenger app with feature allowing you to provide direct feedback
Dragonfly in the Amber: How Our Data Gets Locked Away in Obsolete Technology

You can help startups raise capital at Microventures

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This sponsored post is produced by MicroVentures. The new Crowdfunding laws are about to open up angel investing to almost everyone. Gone are the days where you have to risk $50,000 or more, receive a personal invitation to invest from a friend, or only see a limited number of deals...
You can help startups raise capital at Microventures

The Average Person Alive During WWII And Now on Facebook Has 42 Friends

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The Average Person Alive During WWII And Now on Facebook Has 42 Friends

Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself

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Well, this is a fun twist. We just wrote about the story of now-world-famous drunk guy Robert Wilkinson, his poor Freddy Mercury impersonation, and the resulting takedown and reinstatement of the video by EMI. Now a commenter points us to the fact that the video has been taken down again,...
Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself
Survey reveals 47% of U.S. households are interested in an HDTV from Apple
Cars.com invests in RepairPal to keep mechanics honest
Qualcomm Revamps Its Snapdragon Line, Unveils The High-End Snapdragon 800 And 600 Chipsets
Facebook payments to challenge PayPal, Google, Apple, and more
App of the Week: Yabbly helps you make better buying decisions

The Best App Is the One You Don't Have to Use

www.readwriteweb.com
Apps are reaching an inflection point. Now that zillions of apps are available to serve every imaginable purpose, there are two ways for them to keep us interested. They can either melt into the background and do their jobs with minimum fuss, or they can force us to pay attention...
The Best App Is the One You Don't Have to Use

Former United States U.N ambassador: Eric Schmidt was a "rockstar" in North Korea

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When news leaked that Google’s Eric Schmidt intended to visit the cloistered, starved country of North Korea, the United States government was not enthused. “We don’t think the timing of the visit is helpful, and [he is] well aware of our views,” said a spokesperson from the State Department. He went despite the...
Former United States U.N ambassador: Eric Schmidt was a "rockstar" in North Korea

Giant iPhone unveiled in Russia as a memorial for Steve Jobs

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An interactive memorial based on the design of an iPhone 5 has been setup in St. Petersburg today in order to remember Apple co-founder and technology visionary Steve Jobs. The black monument, which appears to be a bit larger than the average person, has a bright display on the front...
Giant iPhone unveiled in Russia as a memorial for Steve Jobs

16 People Who Worked Incredibly Hard To Succeed

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Successful people in every field are often said to be "blessed with talent" or even just lucky. But the truth is, many worked harder than the average person can even imagine. From athletes like Michael Jordan to executives like Howard Schultz, these people are known for waking up early and working toward...
16 People Who Worked Incredibly Hard To Succeed

7 Beautiful display typefaces you can download right now for free

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The art of type design is for a special breed of designer. The insane attention to detail required to create typefaces is enough to drive the average person crazy, as every subtle curve and rule matters. If you’re a novice to the world of typography, you’ll most likely be familiar...
7 Beautiful display typefaces you can download right now for free
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