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Alec Ross on the web, democracy and the US

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This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski, Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur discusses Microsoft's release of Windows 8 and the storm-delayed Google launch of Android updates and the next generation of Nexus devices.Aleks talks to Alec Ross, senior adviser for innovation for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Alec...
Alec Ross on the web, democracy and the US
THE DIGITAL 50: The 50 Hottest People In Online Politics

Live Q&A: How does your charity use social media? Tuesday 26 June

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Join our experts from 1pm to 3pm to discuss how your charity uses social media and how this could be improvedThe voluntary sector has often been considered a great proponent of social media. From the nfptweetup to global tweet chats, charities are constantly challenging the boundaries of social networks.But are...
Live Q&A: How does your charity use social media? Tuesday 26 June

iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies

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Kevin Anderson is a freelance journalist and digital strategist. He previously worked as the digital research editor at the Guardian, and held a number of positions at the Guardian and BBC. This article was originally published on Strange Attractor, where Anderson blogs with his wife Suw Charman-Anderson. Looking at the...
iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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January isn’t too early to be thinking about spring, is it? While the weather on the East Coast has been anything but balmy, our editorial team is already thinking ahead to April, when our paidContent Live event will take the stage at the Time and Life Building in Manhattan. Turn...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

The digital wizards behind Obama's tech-heavy re-election strategy

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The names behind a crack team of some of America's top data wonks building a digital campaign from bottom upJoe Rospars, chief digital strategistThe brilliant mastermind of the Obama digital strategy, Rospars was key to Obama's internet drive that took America by storm in 2008, raising millions of dollars along...
The digital wizards behind Obama's tech-heavy re-election strategy
Online Political Power Is Back: Obama Out-Raises Romney With 300K New Donors

What Companies Are Next on Facebook's Shopping List?

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says Monday's purchase of Instagram isn't likely to be repeated, but Wall Street will beg to differ. As Ben Foster, vice president and digital strategist at Ketchum, notes, "Once a public company, there will be pressure for repeatable profit and revenue growth." With user growth...
What Companies Are Next on Facebook's Shopping List?
Life-Tracking App Expereal Is Your Personal Weapon Against Cognitive Biases

People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: May 4, 2010

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In an effort to recognize the changes in the social media space, I’ve started this post series (see archives) to both track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks: Also, my submission form has changed to a new...
People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: May 4, 2010

Apple reportedly pressing Spanish publishers to ready Latin America iBookstore rollout

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Apple is reportedly rushing Spanish publishers to get ready for the imminent launch of its iBookstore in Latin America, Publishing Perspectives writes, quoting a well informed anonymous source who complained about the process and the “awkward feeling of mindless improvisation” that surrounds it. According to this digital strategist and product...
Apple reportedly pressing Spanish publishers to ready Latin America iBookstore rollout

Obama Donors Turn Out for Star Tech Staffers

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Also not the star at tonight's event. With the GOP nominee (mostly) squared away, the general election is just getting warmed up. That, of course, means that it's now fundraising time--and the Obama administration is deploying a rather novel strategy to attract donors. The Atlantic reports that, at an event...
Obama Donors Turn Out for Star Tech Staffers

UK Politician, Menshn Founder Louise Mensch Resigns To Put More Effort Into Family Life (And Startup Life?)

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Louise Mensch, the outspoken conservative member of UK parliament who launched topic-focused Twitter rival Menshn in June, this morning announced that she was stepping down from government so that she can relocate to New York to focus more on family life, and possibly to put more effort into her new...
UK Politician, Menshn Founder Louise Mensch Resigns To Put More Effort Into Family Life (And Startup Life?)

Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human

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By now, many people are familiar with the story of how NPR editor Andy Carvin used Twitter to create a kind of crowdsourced newswire during the Arab Spring revolutions in the Middle East last year, inventing a brand-new kind of journalism on the fly and in full public view....
Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human

News for nerds: why a career site bought Slashdot

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In a surprise deal, job site Dice has acquired Slashdot and two other tech sites from Geeknet for $20 million cash.  The move is risky but could pay off if Slashdot’s millions of smart, Star-Wars loving readers stick around. For the unfamiliar, Slashdot is a self-described “news for nerds” aggregation...
News for nerds: why a career site bought Slashdot

Twitter parodies take Mitt Romney to task over '47%' remarks

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Mitt Romney's latest gaffe prompted a surge in political parodies, proving Twitter is still the place for the best fake commentaryIn the hours after a politically entertaining or damning bit of news makes its way around the internet, the mysterious minds behind Twitter's silver-tongued community of parody accounts start working...
Twitter parodies take Mitt Romney to task over '47%' remarks
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