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Virtual Currency Is The Next Big Platform

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Ari Mir is the co-founder and CEO of virtual currency platform Pocket Change. He also co-founded GumGum.com, the world’s largest in-image ad-network. This week, Mir is attending the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. My youth was spent jumping turtles, killing 16-bit Nazis, connecting kickflips with manuals and...
Virtual Currency Is The Next Big Platform
Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium
iTunes U crosses 1 billion downloads--have you used it?

How looking beyond UK may save British newspapers

www.guardian.co.uk
With British titles deriving up to 55% of readers from abroad, the temptation to expand internationally for growth is compellingFor most of the half century since the Guardian left Manchester, Britain's newspapers have travelled little further than a few miles out of Fleet Street, in most cases with only a...
How looking beyond UK may save British newspapers
British Film Institute aims to preserve UK film heritage by digitizing 10,000 movies

The pageless Web

pandodaily.com
The Internet has been evolving for 20+ years, so isn’t it time websites got onboard? Since the Internet made its public debut in the mid-90s, basic website structure has remained virtually untouched. Still tied to the same print-based paradigms and catalog-style navigation, these outdated formats now shackle designers to...
The pageless Web

iPad art gets real with Foldify app

gigaom.com
This year saw the rise of iOS apps for the creatively oriented, with highlights like the beautifully made Paper for iPad. But the theme of many of these type of apps is that they encourage art in a digital medium. Foldify, a new iPad app set to go live on Thursday,...
iPad art gets real with Foldify app

Without a new product to propel sales, Apple struggles to remain a juicy buy

www.guardian.co.uk
Sales figures will still be mind-boggling when Tim Cook presents his update on Wednesday, but worries that Apple has lost direction post-Jobs will not go awayApple is focused on making the world's best products. Manically focused. Laser-focused... or so its chief executive maintains. Tim Cook has repeated the phrase time...
Without a new product to propel sales, Apple struggles to remain a juicy buy
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