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Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong

www.businessinsider.com
A year ago today I walked out of the News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.) for the last time as editor. Twenty-seven years there, 13 of them as editor. It was a good run. But I wish I had been smarter. After a year as a civilian newspaper reader, I realize how often...
Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong
Firefox dips below 20 percent, Chrome falls, Internet Explorer gains

How many people does it take to make 9 million Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphones?

www.extremetech.com
Over the last year, a truly huge number of column inches has been dedicated to Apple’s relationship with Foxconn, the Taiwan- and China-based manufacturer who produces the iPhone and iPad. First those stories revolved around a spate of suicides and explosions, then we boggled at the fact that Foxconn has...
How many people does it take to make 9 million Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphones?

Jeremy Lin, women in VC, and the bigotry of pattern matching

venturebeat.com
Jeremy Lin is the talk of the NBA. Sportswriters everywhere are busy cranking out column inches on what people have called the ultimate Cinderella story: The emergence of an Asian-American Harvard graduate, seemingly from nowhere, as one of the NBA’s biggest stars. On February 3, Jeremy Lin was the...
Jeremy Lin, women in VC, and the bigotry of pattern matching

Press Start: Free-to-play is not evil, social games not dead and more

www.guardian.co.uk
Plus, what the heck is the Sega Pluto, Oculus Rift sea exploration game and Team Bondi's Whore of the Orient title on holdA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.The Future of Games: F2P Is Not Evil Nor The Only Solution | GamesIndustry InternationalWill Luton:Free-to-play has fractured the...
Press Start: Free-to-play is not evil, social games not dead and more
Microsoft kills off Metro -- but, alas, the Start Screen lives on

Counter rumor: Next Xbox won't require an always-on Internet connection to function

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The next Xbox console will not require a constant Internet connection, it now appears. Microsoft is out controlling its media cycle, at last it seems. Ars Technica’s Peter Bright has published information on the next Xbox console that he claims is cribbed from an internal memo. I believe him. One...
Counter rumor: Next Xbox won't require an always-on Internet connection to function

How to Spot the Future

www.wired.com
Photo: Brock Davis Thirty years ago, when John Naisbitt was writing Megatrends, his prescient vision of America’s future, he used a simple yet powerful tool to spot new ideas that were bubbling in the zeitgeist: the newspaper. He didn’t just read it, though. He took out a ruler and measured...
How to Spot the Future

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: It's time to take mid-range smartphones seriously

www.extremetech.com
The mid-range smartphone market is a domain not often traversed by technology publications. We’re well aware that Nokia continues to produce cheap and cheerful phones that cater to the mass market, but here at ExtremeTech — or at Engadget or The Verge — the majority of column inches are dedicated...
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: It's time to take mid-range smartphones seriously

Turkish protests: look at football match policing for an explanation | John McManus

www.guardian.co.uk
In a volatile political atmosphere confrontational police tactics ramp up aggression. As a football fan, I've seen them firsthandLeaders in Turkey did not expect the protests that have engulfed Turkish cities since last week. But perhaps they should have done. Many column inches have been spent in recent days on...
Turkish protests: look at football match policing for an explanation | John McManus

Joey Barton: a man of two halves

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Joey Barton, known for his violence both on and off the pitch, met suspicion when he began to tweet about everything from the FA to Nietzsche. So what's he really like?You could write yourself straight into Pseuds' Corner trying to describe Joey Barton. At the very least, you could give...
Joey Barton: a man of two halves

If (Not) This Then (What?)

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The end of 2012 saw the start of something that is likely to take up a lot of time and column inches in 2013: the true start of the social platform wars. It’s what I dubbed “Anti-Social Media” in my 2012 wrap-up post, and it’s likely to get just as...
If (Not) This Then (What?)

This week at Microsoft: IE10, Windows 8, XP, and Outlook.com

thenextweb.com
Friday is upon us yet again, my dear friends, making it time for yet another weekly Microsoft roundup. I do hope that you are mentally prepared for our endeavor. Now, to spare us column inches, ensure that you are following TNW’s Microsoft channel on both Twitter, and Facebook, and let’s hop...
This week at Microsoft: IE10, Windows 8, XP, and Outlook.com

What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. Two years ago I was very excited by the possibilities of the Wii U. I instantly fell in love...
What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?
Apple Rumor Patrol: 2013 iPhone Edition

I love not driving, and instinct tells me I'm a safer man for it

www.guardian.co.uk
I'm pleased that society is tackling sexism by starting with the things that unfairly benefit women, like car insuranceAt last I can learn to drive. The inherent sexism of the car insurance system has been removed. Finally there's a non-discriminatory marketplace in which I can assert my timid and cautious...
I love not driving, and instinct tells me I'm a safer man for it
When marketers create their own content, what can you charge them for?

Purported HTC Accord Windows Phone schema leaked on Twitter

www.engadget.com
While certain other manufacturers claim a lot of the Windows Phone column inches, there are other players in the game. An image that recently popped up on Twitter reminds us that HTC are also supporting Microsoft's mobile OS. The picture above claims to be a possible schema for a...
Purported HTC Accord Windows Phone schema leaked on Twitter
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