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This week’s hottest new social media tools

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It’s time! You know the score, let’s unwrap this week’s goodies… 1. Increase your YouTube subscriber numbers in a ‘legal’ and transparent way with SubPals.com - Here’s a novel idea! Anyone with a YouTube channel knows how tough it can be to add new subscribers, even if you have the most compelling content...
This week’s hottest new social media tools

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

The old man and the FT: should Mike Bloomberg buy the Financial Times?

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Michael Bloomberg hopes to be a press baron after he steps down as mayor of New York City next year. And, contrary to rumors that he might buy the hometown New York Times, it appears the Financial Times is the target of his ambitions. In a well-sourced story on Sunday, the...
The old man and the FT: should Mike Bloomberg buy the Financial Times?

Columbia Amps Online Courses, Appoints Sree Sreenivasan First Chief Digital Officer

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Columbia University is about to start amping up its online-only distance learning programs, as well as its traditional courses that lack a robust digital presence. To that end, the school just appointed long-time professor and journalism school dean Sree Sreenivasan as its first chief...
Columbia Amps Online Courses, Appoints Sree Sreenivasan First Chief Digital Officer
Boutiika's new features give offline boutiques an online edge

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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Dear diary — does anyone even keep a diary anymore? Laura Hazard Owen’s latest weekend post looks at the role of personal journals in the face of our increasingly public online existences. And speaking of digital presence, check out our latest batch of jobs from digital media companies across the...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

PayPal: Do Not Call Us A Mobile Payments Company

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PayPal spokesperson Anuj Nayar is putting up an interesting blog post today about how the company wants to be branded with regard to payments in the future. Basically, the company doesn’t want to be pigeonholed into being just a mobile payments company. From Nayar’s post. “I beg of you, the...
PayPal: Do Not Call Us A Mobile Payments Company

From fad to fixture: Native ads and content marketing are here to stay

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In recent memory, we’ve seen SEO, enterprise social media and monitoring, and marketing automation companies follow nearly identical trajectories in their rise and exit. Startups like Buddy Media identified gaps in existing marketing technology, and became canaries in the coal mines into which mainstream brands — and hundreds of entrepreneurs —...
From fad to fixture: Native ads and content marketing are here to stay

AOL's Orphaned Music Sites Find a Home at Townsquare Media

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In April, AOL laid off most of the people who worked for its music sites. Now it has let go of the sites as well: Radio chain Townsquare Media Group has picked up three of the portal’s music properties, along with one aimed at comic fanboys. Townsquare has bought country...
AOL's Orphaned Music Sites Find a Home at Townsquare Media

Urban Airship starts filling Apple's digital wallet with Tello buy

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In-app message pusher Urban Airship has acquired Tello (see disclosure below), a specialist in digital wallet cards for Apple’s new Passbook platform. As with its purchase of SimplyGeo last year, Airship plans to use its platform to expand its appeal to marketers and consumer brands beyond mobile app messaging. Tello...
Urban Airship starts filling Apple's digital wallet with Tello buy

Marvel Comics Adds Digital-Only Line, New Pricing Strategy

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Marvel (NYSE: DIS) Comics is beefing up its digital presence with a new digital-only line and print-digital bundles. First up is Avengers vs. X-Men #1 Infinite, a counterpart to Avengers Vs. X-Men #1. Both will be released April 4. Marvel already releases its comics in digital formats, so what’s...
Marvel Comics Adds Digital-Only Line, New Pricing Strategy

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Major speakers announced for Thinking Digital 2013

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Google's geospatial technologist Ed Parsons, teenage scientist Jack Andraka and the woman who brought technology alive to an a generation of early evening television viewers Maggie Philbin are just some of the big names heading to Gateshead in May for what's been dubbed the 'UK's TED'The worlds of science, technology...
Major speakers announced for Thinking Digital 2013

Meet Generation C: The Connected Customer

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Marketers, educators, parents… Everyone in the Generation X or Boomer demographic seems to be scratching their heads, trying to figure out Generation Y, aka the Millennials. After all, they are the first generation to seemingly possess digital prowess as part of their DNA. And they are the first generation...
Meet Generation C: The Connected Customer

Games retailer ‘Game’ to launch online demo-streaming service in Europe

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Cloud gaming service Gaika, and European games retailer The Game Group, have announced a new agreement which will see the retailer offer streaming demos of games to European consumers from its website beginning this coming spring. Yesterday, news abounded that The Game Group’s shares lost 5% after it was announced...
Games retailer ‘Game’ to launch online demo-streaming service in Europe
Talk to me Ritani: Buying diamonds online is a girl's best friend

Here are 25+ ways to watch and keep track of the London Olympics like a digital champion

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You may have noticed that the Olympic opening ceremony took place last night in London. As expected, social channels flooded with a mix of pride, sarcasm, critics and patriots. The ceremonies are designed to be a showcase for the host country and an inspiration for athletes and audiences. It’s not...
Here are 25+ ways to watch and keep track of the London Olympics like a digital champion

New York-based Beauteeze launches its salon booking service (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Ever called a spa or beauty salon to book an appointment and been put on hold, or sent straight through to voicemail? New Yorker Abby Ziff has experienced this time and time again. So she started Beauteeze to help...
New York-based Beauteeze launches its salon booking service (exclusive)

Online publishing: optimizing and monetizing content

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In response to six consecutive years of decline in its traditional advertising pool, the print industry has been developing innovative digital products and revenue streams. In an era when a digital presence is essential for survival, publishers must address some key concerns, including monetization of digital channels, targeting relevant content...
Online publishing: optimizing and monetizing content

Facebook Page Barometer taps private data to tell you if your company is beating EdgeRank

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Have you ever wondered why a specific piece of news, from a specific friend, appears where it does in your Facebook News Feed? Think about it – say you have 250 friends, how does Facebook decide what goes where in your stream of updates? Whether it’s that friend-of-a-friend who you...
Facebook Page Barometer taps private data to tell you if your company is beating EdgeRank

Netflix Competitor Launches New Netflix Competitor

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Netflix Competitor Launches New Netflix Competitor: Speaking of Netflix, Comcast is launching a Netflix competitor. But wait — isn’t Comcast already a Netflix competitor with their On Demand service, their Xfinity service, and their stake in Hulu? Well yes, but this will have a new name and new fees! Joy!...
Netflix Competitor Launches New Netflix Competitor

Cloud Computing has Already Changed the Internet

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This post is brought to you by Rackspace. Go to the Rackspace site for more information at http://www.Rackspace.com/open Ask Mitch Waiver what he thinks about your privacy settings, and he’ll tell you they’re pretty darn important. The marketing director of  DigitalOcean, a cloud service software company based in New...
Cloud Computing has Already Changed the Internet

Marissa Mayer Signs Off On A Yahoo-NBC Sports Partnership (YHOO, CMCSA)

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(Reuters) - Yahoo! Inc and NBC Sports Group said they will integrate and promote each others sports content on the Internet as well as on television in a move that would help both the companies draw on their respective strengths across both mediums. The collaboration will increase NBC's digital presence...
Marissa Mayer Signs Off On A Yahoo-NBC Sports Partnership (YHOO, CMCSA)

How Journalists Are Using SoundCloud

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Musicians and remixers were among the first to settle into SoundCloud, but the social audio-sharing service has been expanding in new directions. The company is sharpening its focus on providing a hub for radio-style journalism and commentary with an interactive twist. (This is part four of a four-part series on how...
How Journalists Are Using SoundCloud

Sephora's Not Afraid of Mobile-Phone Carrying Customers

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Sephora has completed an entire makeover of its digital presence today, including a new Web site, a new mobile site, an iPhone app and iPads and iPod touches in many of its stores. Unlike other stores that flinch when a consumer pulls out their phone, fearing that they are scanning...
Sephora's Not Afraid of Mobile-Phone Carrying Customers

Amazon, Apple stop taking key account changes over the phone after identity breach

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By now, you may have heard the story of the identity 'hack' perpetrated against Wired journalist Mat Honan. Using easily obtained data, an anonymous duo bluffed its way into changing his Amazon account, then his Apple iCloud account, then his Google account and ultimately the real target, Twitter. Both...
Amazon, Apple stop taking key account changes over the phone after identity breach

Guinness World Records Acquires Bragster.com

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London-based Bragster, a site for people to make bets with each other on various “stunts”, has been acquired by Guinness World Records, for an undisclosed sum. The site allows users to upload videos of their dares and “bragging” feats. It was founded in 2006, and raised about $3 million...
Guinness World Records Acquires Bragster.com

Are The Krebs, Ars Technica, Mat Honan Hacks Linked?

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Evidence uncovered by cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs links a recent SWAT team attack on his home with hacker attacks on Ars Technica and Wired journalist Mat Honan. The same hacker believed to be involved in a recent SWAT team attack on journalist Brian Krebs' home and a DDoS attack...
Are The Krebs, Ars Technica, Mat Honan Hacks Linked?

Barnes & Noble Incorporates In Germany, Closest Sign Yet Of European Nook Launch

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Just as Amazon is launching a new Kindle (but not the Fire tablet, yet) in Europe, one of its big competitors is taking one more step in its bid to enter the European market: Barnes & Noble has incorporated a new company, Barnes & Noble Digital Media GmbH, in Germany....
Barnes & Noble Incorporates In Germany, Closest Sign Yet Of European Nook Launch
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