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Markets: Skift

www.wired.com
Fed up with dated travel publications and fresh from a year of traveling the world, paidContent founder Rafat Ali is launching his next endeavor, Skift. Why would this former digtial media news guru turn his sights on airline, hotel, and tourism intelligence? “Well, I don’t like sports,” says Ali. “I’m...
Markets: Skift

Circa and the mobile revolution: How Matt Galligan & Ben Huh dared to change the news

thenextweb.com
The way people are consuming news has been changing with the introduction of newer technology like the iPhone, iPad, and other smart devices. No longer are people needing to go to their familiar news stand to pick up the latest edition of the Washington Post, New York Times, or Financial...
Circa and the mobile revolution: How Matt Galligan & Ben Huh dared to change the news
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News Corp's Times Hikes Digital Fee To Milk iPad Riches

paidcontent.org
With Rupert Murdoch in London to launch the Sunday Sun whilst grasping News International’s crisis for a second time, News Corp is doubling its digital subscription fees for The Times and Sunday Times, to take more money from wealthy iPad owners. From March 1, The Times and Sunday Times’...
News Corp's Times Hikes Digital Fee To Milk iPad Riches

TweetMeme Closes Its Doors as Founders Focus on Social Analytics

allthingsd.com
The writing is on the wall for third-party Twitter developers. As Twitter made crystal clear in a blog post last month, it’s high time for devs to move toward the Twitter-endorsed area of growth: Business, not consumer. Some are getting this faster than others. Example: TweetMeme CEO Nick Halstead...
TweetMeme Closes Its Doors as Founders Focus on Social Analytics

Bitcoin buzz stays high -- even after bubble

gigaom.com
Bitcoin lost more than half its value last month but there’s more interest in the cyber-currency than ever. While Bitcoin stories used to be restricted to tech and science sites, they’re now a fixture of the financial press and even consumer news sites. Last week, for instance, brought a fresh...
Bitcoin buzz stays high -- even after bubble

RSS monetization network Mediafed acquires news reading platform Taptu

thenextweb.com
RSS monetization network Mediafed has bought news reading platform and app publisher Taptu for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced today. Following the deal, Mediafed and Taptu hope to create a “digital publishing powerhouse” that will compete with players such as Flipboard and Pulse while successfully driving revenues from advertising. As you may remember,...
RSS monetization network Mediafed acquires news reading platform Taptu
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