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Virtual Fashion: The Runway Goes Online

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(This post was originally published on sister blog Heard on the Runway.) I was five minutes late to the debut of Prabal Gurung’s new ready-to-wear collection for ICB, the Japanese label that will relaunch in the U.S. this fall. But I still snagged a front-row seat. That’s because the ICB...
Virtual Fashion: The Runway Goes Online

Mini-ebooks: a natural home for articles that need a little room

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The success of Amazon's new platform for mid-length fiction and non-fiction is good news for writers, publishers – and readers"A magazine article stretched to breaking point" must be one of the most popular put-downs in non-fiction reviewing. It's a feeling familiar to anyone who, full of enthusiasm, has picked up...
Mini-ebooks: a natural home for articles that need a little room

Yekra Takes the Shackles Off Film Distribution With New Digital Platform

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The distribution of feature-length films is one of the last holdovers of the pre-Internet era of content yet to be disrupted by technology. Tens of thousands of films are submitted each year to global film festivals, and less than five percent walk away with distribution deals. Even those are given...
Yekra Takes the Shackles Off Film Distribution With New Digital Platform

GOP Taps Tech Allies To Narrow Digital Gap

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The GOP is working with Silicon Valley investors on a venture, backed by political strategist Karl Rove, to create a digital platform for targeting voters and donors....
GOP Taps Tech Allies To Narrow Digital Gap

Bowers & Wilkins updates Mini Theater range of speakers

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Bowers & Wilkins has updated its Mini Theater range, including the aging M-1 compact speakers with new drivers, while the PV1D subwoofer enjoyed a more thorough reworking. It gets the same digital platform as the range-topping DB1 and a fresh OLED display. The dynamic EQ has also been updated and...
Bowers & Wilkins updates Mini Theater range of speakers

Tesco recruits Andy McNab's e-book firm Mobcast to help win the Supermarket content war

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Hot on the heels of purchasing Blinkbox and Peter Gabriel's WE7, Tesco has purchased Andy McNab's e-book publishers, Mobcast. It seems clear that the British supermarket heavyweight is currently engaged in a phony war with rival Sainsburys, which snapped up Rovi, Global Media Vault and Anobii for its competing...
Tesco recruits Andy McNab's e-book firm Mobcast to help win the Supermarket content war

Guardian launches platform for user-generated content

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Readers will be able to submit videos, pictures and text directly via free GuardianWitness iPhone and Android apps or onlineThe Guardian has launched a new digital platform allowing readers to contribute to live news and other content, GuardianWitness.Readers will be able to submit photographs, video and text directly to Guardian...
Guardian launches platform for user-generated content
Carrier-Led Mobile Wallet Isis Partners With American Express

SmartMoney Goes Web Only

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Dow Jones & Co. said it will stop publishing the print version of SmartMoney, although it will expand the personal-finance magazine's digital platform....
SmartMoney Goes Web Only

Bowers and Wilkins refreshes M-1 speaker and PV1D subwoofer, new Mini Theater bundles coming soon

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B&W will soon have something new for every corner of your media consumption shrine. The six-year-old M-1 compact monitor is getting improved drivers, offering "enhanced full-range performance," while the PV1D subwoofer benefits from a more complete redesign. It now boasts the same digital platform as the flagship DB1, a new...
Bowers and Wilkins refreshes M-1 speaker and PV1D subwoofer, new Mini Theater bundles coming soon

Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

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Culture minister questioned over the cost Freeview homes face from introduction of next generation of mobile phone servicesCulture minister Ed Vaizey was rounded on by MPs from all parties on Tuesday over the possible cost faced by nearly 1 million TV viewers due to the introduction of the next generation...
Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

Making sense of opinions: Celeb-backed State takes a stab at the modern forum

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New opinion network State has $14 million in funding and an all-star lineup of founders and investors that includes Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, new age doctor and author Deepak Chopra, Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter, and the team behind Jawbone, maker of bluetooth headsets. That’s a lot of...
Making sense of opinions: Celeb-backed State takes a stab at the modern forum

Game of Thrones premiere sets piracy record and HBO seems OK with that

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A million illegal downloads later, HBO still won't just take your money - but there are signs things could finally change soonDon't let the slowly warming days and budding trees fool you, winter has come - at least for the millions of eager fans who hunkered down for the Game...
Game of Thrones premiere sets piracy record and HBO seems OK with that

GOP Taps Tech Allies to Narrow Digital Gap

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The Republican Party is working with Silicon Valley investors on a venture, backed by political strategist Karl Rove, to create a digital platform for targeting voters and donors, an effort that is adding to tensions between the party’s establishment and its insurgent wings. The talks on a new technology effort...
GOP Taps Tech Allies to Narrow Digital Gap

EA Poaches Top Microsoft Talent in China as it Ramps Up for Free-to-Play Era

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In a coup that signals its accelerating shift to a freemium model, gaming company EA has conducted a talent raid on Microsoft’s Shanghai office, poaching dozens of its top developers to build a global ecommerce platform that will drive in-game purchases. Since luring Microsoft development manager Junbo Zhang to its...
EA Poaches Top Microsoft Talent in China as it Ramps Up for Free-to-Play Era

New York Times kicks off “NYT Everywhere,” first stop: Flipboard

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The New York Times is launching a new initiative, “NYT Everywhere,” designed to bring its content to third-party platforms. Its first partnership under the new program is with social magazine Flipboard. Starting Thursday, the full contents of the newspaper will be available via Flipboard’s iOS and Android apps, and the...
New York Times kicks off “NYT Everywhere,” first stop: Flipboard
Startup Weekend Women’s Edition: Coming July 13-15

Burberry's Angela Ahrendts: High tech's fashion model

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Ahrendts is making Burberry (yes, Burberry) into an innovation machine. By Beth Kowitt, writer Angela Ahrendts and Burberry chief creative officer Christopher Bailey on the Thames River in London FORTUNE -- Last May, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts flew to California from her London headquarters to introduce herself to an executive she...
Burberry's Angela Ahrendts: High tech's fashion model

Cinedigm buys New Video, becomes all-digital studio

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After announcing an alliance with digital-platform-focused film distributor New Video at the Sundance Film Festival in January, digital cinema exhibition company Cinedigm said Thursday that it has purchased the New York-based company for a price that could total as much as $20 million based on performance considerations. “We were looking...
Cinedigm buys New Video, becomes all-digital studio

Daily Mail Online India Is Essentially Mail Today’s Digital Edition

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British tabloid, The Daily Mail, has introduced a dedicated edition for India on its digital platform, Mail Online, reports The Guardian. In fact, the edition has been dubbed as Mail Online India and is co-branded with the Indian newspaper, Mail Today, in which, The Daily Mail has a 26% stake,...
Daily Mail Online India Is Essentially Mail Today’s Digital Edition
Dering Hall Gets $1.4M From Lerer Ventures, Softbank, And Others To Bring High-End Home Design To The Web

With new privacy controls onboard, Google+ opens up to teens

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The world's teenage population can pontificate from a new digital platform, now that Google+ has decided to open its doors to high schoolers. Google+ VP Bradley Horowitz made the announcement yesterday, confirming that anyone old enough to own a Google account can now join the social network. In most...
With new privacy controls onboard, Google+ opens up to teens
Palo Alto: The city as open digital platform

Chirpify raises $1.3M from Hootsuite, Facebook vets to build Twitter platform for digital commerce

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Chirpify is announcing that it’s scored $1.3 million in funding from an impressive array of investors, including Voyager Capital, HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes, TiE Oregon Angels, BuddyTV CEO Andy Liu, investor Geoff Entress and former Facebook exec Rudy Gadre. The company is also launching its Twitter Commerce for Digital Content...
Chirpify raises $1.3M from Hootsuite, Facebook vets to build Twitter platform for digital commerce

Double Down on Facebook Marketing

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I have been thinking about the value of Facebook fans lately, and how they stack up against other types of online and digital marketing payoffs. The problem with getting to an answer to the value of a fan, and what many small business owners face when trying to sort out...
Double Down on Facebook Marketing

Kneehigh theatre and the art of the app

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A mobile app is a digital platform - like any other stage it should hold up your art, not work against it, say the Cornish companyKneehigh tell stories. Based in Cornwall, we create theatre on both epic and tiny scales and tour it regionally, nationally and internationally. One of our...
Kneehigh theatre and the art of the app

Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr

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Everyone is reporting that Yahoo is in serious talks to buy Tumblr. Tumblr is basically a Twitter for images (or, if you prefer, a dead-simple "blogging platform" that allows you to follow other users)--a digital "platform" that allows users to post and share content. These talks between Yahoo and...
Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr
With 23 million weekly listeners, digital radio platform Jelli partners with Entercom to supercharge distribution

Western Union debuts WUPay digital platform, misses the point of convenience entirely

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Modernization's not for everyone -- just take a look at Western Union. That 19th century institution's finally getting its virtual act together, introducing a new digital payments platform today, dubbed WU Pay, that sadly does not involve laundering dough through the late, great ODB's hip hop clan. No, this...
Western Union debuts WUPay digital platform, misses the point of convenience entirely
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